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Simple Machines

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A collection of five lessons and activities introduce young engineers to simple and compound machines. Groups use the engineering design process to design a Rube Goldberg machine to move a circus elephant into a rail car, a pulley system...
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Aquarium Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Teach your class about aquariums with ABCmouse! Use these printables as an introduction to lessons about unique underwater wildlife. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands of other resources for...
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Fish Tank Territories

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students observe swimming and resting patterns of aquarium fish to determine how different parts of the habitat are used. Different pairs of students should compare their results after several days to look for daily patterns.
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Keiko, Killer Whale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers will create a children's book on Keiko, the killer whale, that was rehabilitated and returned to the wild after living in an aquarium. In small groups, they conduct internet research to find out the history and current...
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Amazing Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
We can all adapt. Classmates watch a video about the adaptations of sea horses that allow them to eat and move. They then watch penguins on webcams to see what adaptations help the penguins find food, move, and avoid predators. Finally,...
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Sensational Sharks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Pray 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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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
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Applying Surface Area and Volume to Aquariums

For Teachers 6th Standards
Exactly how much water does that aquarium hold? Class members determine the space required to hold one gallon of water. They first figure out the measurements of an aquarium and then calculate the number of gallons it will hold. 
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Machines and Tools (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which pulley system will give us a whale of a good time? Teams compare the theoretical and actual mechanical advantages of different pulley systems. They then form a recommendation for how to move a whale from an aquarium back to the ocean.
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Why No Aquarium Has a Great White Shark

For Students 7th - 12th
Are great white sharks too big for captivity? Why don't great whites survive in aquarium tanks? View this short video that explains why great white sharks have a history of dying in aquarium captivity.
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Think To Yourself

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a clever presentation that uses each slide in a way that sequentially sets up a math word problem. By presenting the word problem in this way, learners aren't as overwhelmed by all of the information coming at once. Lots of...
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Aquarium Habitats

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate real world habitats of marine animals and compare those with man-made habitats (aquariums). Using a T-chart, 4th graders compare and contrast the features of each. Students visit online aquariums and determine...
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Number Search in Monterey Bay Aquarium

For Teachers K - 2nd
Youngsters search for an animal with body parts for each number from one to ten during a field trip to an aquarium. They count rays, fins, feet, gills, eyes, spots or anything. When they get back to the classroom, they compile their...
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An Interactive Journey to an Aquarium

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars go on a field trip to an aquarium and create an iMovie project and/or an iPhoto photo book about their day. When students get to the aquarium, they go on the scavenger hunt to identify animals and answer one question about...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the lives and habitats of various species of sea urchins and starfish. Information gained is displayed in a visual format utilizing video clips, narration, and the four learning styles.
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An Interactive Journey to an Aquarium

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate a variety of aquatic animals and utilize a graphic organizer to organize their research. The experience is summarized through the creation of a movie.
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Reef Sharks!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students visit an ocean aquarium exhibit where they can observe Black tip reef sharks. They observe the shark's behavior and read any information exhibited on the walls. They complete a worksheet based on information collected.
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Bottle Biology Aquarium

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine the abiotic factors needed by their aquarium creatures to survive. In this life science lesson, students create an aquarium using a soda bottle. They write a detailed description of what they did in this experiment.
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Making an Ecosystem: Aquarium Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore aquariums and terrariums. In this ecosystem lesson, students begin to understand the interdependent relationship between animals and different environments. Students create their own ecosystem using live animals.
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Coral Reef Aquarium

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research life in a Coral Reef and make recommendations for a plan to create a reef with appropriate organisms.  In this ecosystem lesson, students write a report to identify the organisms that should be kept in a coral reef to...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium: ABC Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
This attractive worksheet has students identify beginning sounds in words using sea animals and related topics as a guide. Students fill in the beginning sounds for such words as diver or octopus. It can be used as a language arts...
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Swim with the Fishes: Creating Animated Aquariums

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students using a Flash unit create a scene for the fish to swim about in. They create a fish using various software tools of their choice. Students then animate the fish across the screen. They develop a background scene, draw a fish...
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Algae in the Aquarium

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders determine the cause of an algal bloom in a classroom aquarium. Students analyze the situation and present a solution to the problem in the given time frame after researching and conducting experiments. Solutions are...
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Fish Book Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use previously prepared book reports about fish themed books to make a shoebox float that displays the theme of the book. Shoe boxes are decorated colorfully, using dolls or stuffed animals as the book character. They create a...