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Trout Are Made of Trees Crayon Mural
Students recognize that for a trout habitat to be ideal, several components must be present. In this trout lesson, students explore what makes a healthy stream. Students create paintings for a mural of a trout habitat. Students uncover the animals in a stream and discuss camouflage.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Trout in the Classroom
Learners watch trout eggs become adult fish in a classroom aquarium. In this trout lesson, students journal their experiences using writing prompts to express what they are feeling about this project. At the end of the school year, learners review their journals and share an entry with the class.
K - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Trout's Habitat
Students become familiar with the vocabulary of trout streams and what makes them healthy. For this Trout Stream lesson, students design a backdrop for a trout aquarium. Students research through books and film to gather information to decorate their backdrop.
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Bye-Bye Trout Song
Students develop an understanding about what will happen to trout after they are released into the trout stream. In this trout life lesson, students discuss how it feels to release the trout they have cared for. Students also sing a song about what the trout's life will be like.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Young scholars paint a trout based on the pictures of trout coloration and markings they see in pictures. In this trout lesson plan, students understand that the markings on a trout are native to their habitats and create camouflage.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Learners investigate the life cycles of fish as they observe a trout's life in class. In this fish life lesson, students create a proper habitat in a fish tank for the trout eggs to spawn and thrive for several weeks. Learners record their observations and practice using fish related vocabulary before releasing the trout back into the wild.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Raising Trout in the Classroom
Students raise trout. For this trout lesson, students prepare a classroom aquarium for trout eggs, maintain the aquarium and care for hatched trout, release trout to a river, and create a trout paperweight as a memento.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
What Trout Need
Students investigate the important components for a healthy trout habitat. In this fish habitat lesson plan, students discuss how the aquarium will simulate a trout's environment in nature. Students complete a trout information sheet to set the aquarium up similar to the trout habitat.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students explore the external anatomy of a fish. In this anatomy and adaptations lesson, students look at an image of a trout and identify its various external features including fins, eyes, spots, parr marks and lateral line. Students discuss these adaptations and why they are useful.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Investigate the parts of a healthy stream to build content-specific vocabulary and ecological awareness. The class builds vocabulary and determines why clean water is important for trout. They design a shoe box to show what a clean stream should look like.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
Conservation Success Index
Students read information about trout habitat preservation and visit the various links to learn a fish species and its current habitat range. In this habitat conservation lesson, students read passages about use the Trout Unlimited Conservation Success Index to learn about fish habitat conservation efforts.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Trout in the Classroom
Young scholars investigate the pollution-tolerance of species of macroinvertebrates. For this water pollution tolerance lesson, students test water to judge the health of the stream. Young scholars play memory and matching games to help comprehend the concept of pollution tolerance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads