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88 resources with the concept sharks

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Sharks

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students delve into a study of sharks. In this biology lesson plan, students explore how sharks use their senses to detect prey and understand that the sharks body parts help it float and make it more buoyant.
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Human Impacts on Sharks: Developing an Essay Through Peer-Review on a Discussion Board

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students develop a paper topic (in this case, the human impacts on sharks) that is peer reviewed by additional students answering guided questions. The original student must respond to the comments by the fellow classmates. All of the...
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Sharks: Scavenging Stomachs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the role played by sharks in the marine food chain. They conduct a scavenger hunt collecting items that have actually been removed from the stomachs of sharks, and create a display that includes the items and newspaper...
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Sharks At Risk Viewing Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet while viewing a film about sharks. They examine the reasons for overfishing of the oceans. They identify predator-prey relationships as well.
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Sharks in Decline

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners investigate common fishing methods used to capture sharks. They decide why these methods and the shark's reproductive biology are contributing to the quick reduction in the shark population.
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Myth-try Cards Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read creation myths to learn various cultural explanations for natural phenomena. They select sharks and write myths to explain physical structures, behaviors or roles in ecosystems. They research the animals to provide...
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Shark Cartoons Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create shark cartoons to share content and conservation information they have learned about sharks.
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Shark Research Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research sharks and conduct interviews. They conduct research on sharks, shark behavior, and shark habitats, develop a set of interview questions, and take turns interviewing one another.
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Shark Encounter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore 3 stations regarding sharkes and shark conservation. These stations include the optional dissection of a shark and an outdoor game that demonstrates the depletion of sharks in the wild.
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Empire in the Shadows

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars use the Internet to gather information about the Great Barrier Reef along the coast of Australia. They discover the importance of reefs throughout the world. They also discover what types of plants and animals call the...
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SAVING SHARKS

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the vital importance of sharks from a broad, worldwide perspective and power the media has had in coloring our perspectives of this apex predator.
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On the Attack

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how government restrictions and over fishing impact the ecosystems of sharks and contribute to or curb their danger to humans. They synthesize their understanding of the issues by creating board games in groups.
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Sailors and Sharks

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students use the skills of fleeing and dodging in order to avoid being tagged. They begin standing on the ships (mats). One student, the shark, wears a pinney. At the signal from the teacher of "Sailors swim", the sailors scatter to a...
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Label the Shark Diagram Worksheet

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students label a diagram of a shark using the rectangular shaped blanks that are attached to an arrow. They name the part that the arrow points to.
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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.
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Science: Discovering Sharks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students incorporate some basic information regarding ocean life and ecological conservation into their "earth watch" lives.
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Secrets of the Shark

For Teachers 5th - 10th
In this sharks worksheet, students answer short answer questions about sharks, their behaviors, and their habitats. Students complete 19 questions total.
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Shark Encounter

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify fact and fiction about sharks.  In this investigative lesson students graph results of a shark survey and label parts of a shark. 
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That Shark Can Dunk: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition instructional activity, students trace the words "That shark can dunk!," write the words independently, and color the picture of a shark playing basketball.
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Shark and Rays: Word Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word puzzle worksheet, students use their spelling skills to complete 3 word puzzles that require them to change the word "shark" to other words in 5 or fewer steps. An example is included.
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Sharks: Label the Parts

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sharks instructional activity, students explore the provided Internet link and take notes on the sharks as they label 9 shark body parts and respond to 4 short answer questions.
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Fish

For Students 9th - 12th
In this fish worksheet, students review the characteristics of fish and compare and contrast bony fish with sharks. Students determine the function of different organs found in fish. This worksheet has 1 graph, 15 fill in the blank, 6...
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Introducing Sharks

For Students 4th - 5th
In this shark worksheet, students read and discussion a selection about sharks. Students complete 10 fill in the missing words and complete a crossword puzzle.
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Word Search: Sharks

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this sharks word search, students find and circle the names of 9 specific varieties of sharks. A word bank is given. There are no graphics.