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91 resources with the concept sharks

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The Strange Case of the Buzzsaw Jaws

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shark teeth in Idaho, China, and Russia confused scientists for hundreds of years. A spiral of sharp teeth presented the first clue, but where would they even go on a shark? Learn more about the strange case in a video that is part of a...
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Great White Shark

For Teachers 4th - 12th
One of the most feared ocean animals is easily the great white shark. They grow up to 20 feet in length and travel as fast as 43 miles per hour! Watch this video to learn more about this vicious shark.
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Shark vs. Octopus

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A spiny dogfish shark takes its chance at capturing a giant pacific octopus. Although octopus isn't the shark's usual meal and octopi don't usually fight with sharks, this video's ending is quite surprising. Watch to find out why!
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Whale Shark

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The largest species of shark in the ocean is the whale shark. They can weigh up to 10 tons! However, unlike the great white shark, whale sharks have tons of tiny teeth. Learn more about the whale shark in this fantastic video clip!
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Sensational Sharks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewPray that you are not the prey of sharks! The class watches a video and a webcam on sharks and make observations about the different types of sharks. Learners compare two sharks and list their similarities and differences. They then...
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Why Sharks?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Sharks have survived every major mass extinction in the history of the earth. Although the shark has had a good run, human interference threatens the survival of these formidable creatures. A video lesson explores creatures of the deep,...
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Shanking a Shark

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Sharks are so cool, they have their own week! Take young zoologists on a journey into one of the most amazing creatures on the planet. A lesson plan from K20 engages them in a full dissection. After the lab, continue the learning through...
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Do Mega Sharks Still Exist?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It was THIS big! Stories from sailors suggest the existence of mega-sized sharks, but the chemistry of their remnants suggests otherwise! Scholars learn how scientists analyze fossil materials to determine age and a timeline of the life...
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10 Facts About Great White Sharks

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's a video your class can really sink their teeth into! Dispel myths and build knowledge about great white sharks using a captivating video from Veritasium. The narrator takes you out to sea to view the animals in their natural...
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Fossil Sharks

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sharks contain a cartilage skeleton, rather than bone, so they rarely appear in the fossil record. The video explains why we find shark teeth and how scientists use that tiny piece of information to learn about sharks. Then, it presents...
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Mutant Mosquitos in Florida

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Science ... sometimes it really is about life and death! Examine sharks and whales that live for a really long time, as well as mosquitoes designed to die young in the final installment in a 143-part video series. Biology scholars...
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How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sharks and stingrays use their sense of electricity to find prey. The video explains their tiny organs that detect electric fields produced by living creatures. It ends by highlighting the benefits of this sense and how much scientists...
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Sharks

For Students 2nd Standards
"Dun dun... dun dun." A shark! After second graders read a four-paragraph passage about sharks, they respond to four reading comprehension questions that use the text as a basis for the answers.
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What If There Were No Sharks?

For Students 6th - 12th
Humans kill 3.17 sharks per second. Sharks kill, on average, six humans per year. The video offers many facts based on real science and proven numbers. Not sensationalized or click bait, a refreshing change from a lot of what we see on...
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Why Are Sharks so Awesome?

For Students 7th - 10th
Sharks are amazing! They can heat their own blood, they can sense even the faintest of electrical currents, and their sense of smell is is acute. Rather than wanting to eradicate this species, class members can educate others as a result...
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Shark Facts

For Students 5th Standards
Chomp chomp! Learn about the toothiest members of the fish family with a short reading passage about sharks. It details the way sharks are different from people, encourages learners to use context clues for unfamiliar words, and provides...
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Test Your Science Knowledge!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...
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My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
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Find The Shark Species - Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
A fine word search on species of sharks is here for you. Not only must pupils find 14 types of sharks, they must then write down the shark names in alphabetical order. I like word searches that have an extra activity built into them,...
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Eyewitness: Shark

For Students 4th - 6th
There are 25 questions about sharks on this handout. They come in true/false, multiple-choice, and fill-in-the-blank styles. The assignment would make a suitable assessment to follow a shark unit; you would just need to make sure to...
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Shark Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this sharks activity worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit the knowledge they have regarding sharks.
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Shark Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this sharks worksheet, students read 10 definitions that pertain to sharks. Students match these definitions to vocabulary words in a word box.
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Shark Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this shark word search worksheet, students locate and identify 10 shark-related words within the word search puzzle.
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Shark Quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students demonstrate their general knowledge about sharks by taking a 15 question quiz. Students write their answers on the lines.