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328 resources with the concept fish

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Create a Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Don't just teach learners to fish, but to create fish. The class discusses fish heads and predicts whether where the fish might live and what it eats. Given an index card with a fish adaptation written on it, pupils construct an...
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When Ichthyosaurs Led a Revolution in the Seas

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
During The Great Dying, 90 percent of life in the ocean died. A video lesson from the PBS Eon series describes how the oceans recovered. Viewers learn how some species adapted and thrived while others became extinct.
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How are animals classified? Scholars explore animal classification by observing non-living and living specimens. They learn how to organize animals into vertebrates and invertebrates and identify the five vertebrate groups: mammals,...
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Will You Still Eat Raw Fish after Watching This Video?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Yikes, parasite eggs have been found in mummy remains! Scientists now know where they come from, but that doesn't always stop them. Learners explore the battle between parasites and hosts and how they strive to stay one step ahead of...
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2006 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
There is a strong correlation between the carbon dioxide concentration in the air temperature. Scholars offer explanations for the correlation in one of four AP® free-response assessment questions. Their analyses in the other questions...
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Preserving Montana's State Fish - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many people know in cases with a lot of in-breeding, the species becomes weak and less likely to survive long term. Now learn about how out-breeding also leads to the same result. The second of five videos on Evolution and Speciation...
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When Fish Wore Armor

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Today very few animals exist with both an endoskeleton and exoskeleton. Yet, in the Devonian period, a large number of fish species lived with both. Scientists debate if they were for protection or mineral storage, because none of them...
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When Fish First Breathed Air

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many species find breathing a convenient way to survive. The PBS Eons series explains how fish learned to breathe air. It details what scientists know about evolutionary history as well as many species that developed this skill...
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Sharks Sharks Sharks and More Sharks

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn what makes a shark a shark and their classifications in a video presentation. The focus of the presentation is an exploration of the unique species of sharks from different orders.
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Great Transitions Interactive

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did life evolve from fish to four-limbed animals? Work through an interactive exploring transition animals and comparing their features to understand the transition. Making it even better, the interactive allows scholars to isolate...
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Prialt Blocks Motor Synapse in Fish

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered how to paralyze a fish? The cone snail produces venom that works, but what happens at a molecular level? A calcium channel blocker prevents muscle movement, enabling the slow-moving snail to catch faster, larger...
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Vertebrate Circulatorium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you get to the heart of the matter, you learn a lot about an organism by studying its circulatory system! A perfect resource for a zoology or anatomy class, the simulation gives users a peek inside a variety of vertebrates to...
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Copycat Engineers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Young engineers learn about biomimicry, which uses nature to generate engineering ideas, in the fifth lesson of nine in a Life Science unit. Working in groups, they select...
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The Birth and Death of Genes

For Students 9th - 12th
Notothenioids are not your average fish—they contain antifreeze! An interesting video introduces the icefish, a scaleless fish with colorless blood that lives in the oceans around Antarctica. It explains how gene duplication and...
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Species and Their Feces

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It's an extravaganza of excrement! Do your pupils understand that waste doesn't really go to waste? Introduce the nitrogen cycle with an interesting lesson and lab from the K20 series. The activities include a look at nitrogen in both...
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Cat Fishin

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Let's go fishing together. The lesson looks at the giant catfish from two perspectives. Mathematically, pupils develop a scatter plot and best fit line pertaining to the size while others take a scientific look at the reason for their...
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Go Fish!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So much science in one tiny fish! Introduce young biologists to the zebrafish, a common aquarium inhabitant. The small, unassuming organism presents an opportunity for learners to study habituation using an easy-to-care-for species. Lab...
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Fishy Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a lab that may make you rethink that morning cup of coffee. Biology scholars test the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine on the behavior of zebrafish through an intriguing experiment. Learners observe fish behavior before...
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Archerfish Says..."I Spit in Your Face!"

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In many cultures, spitting is considered rude; in the world of the archerfish, spitting just means you're trying to catch dinner! Journey to the mangroves of Southeast Asia to meet the archerfish, an expert marksman that shoots insects...
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The Tiny Fish That's Changing Modern Medicine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The key to curing cancer could be swimming around in your aquarium! Young biologists meet the zebra fish and learn about its contributions to medicine in the 149th installment in a series of science videos. The content includes how fish...
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These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's an unusual approach to ensuring the survival of a species! Introduce young biologists to the California grunion, a fish that mates on land rather than in the water. The video shows how grunion make use of time and the tide to...
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Why Can’t I Eat This Fish?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can turning on the television lead to toxins in the food supply? The lesson plan offers an opportunity for young scientists to complete guided research. A worksheet lists each question as well as the web page necessary to answer the...
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Denizens of the Deep

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dive into a lesson on the habitat of Earth least studied. A creative lesson describes the characteristics of animals that live in the deepest depths of the ocean. It also shares the concern of scientists that fishing these depths may...
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The One That Got Away (Size Matters)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Teach a man to let the big fish go and feed him for many lifetimes to come! An engaging video describes the negative effect current fishing regulations have on fish populations. The lesson outlines the rapid decline in average fish size...