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237 resources with the keyterm fish

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Which Fish Where?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a lesson outline that prompts elementary students to graph and analyze data regarding fish caught along the Hudson River. They will review vocabulary and complete 2 worksheets which can be accessed by clicking on the provided links.
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Aquaculture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are many important facts about raising water animals commercially in this PowerPoint. Fish, alligators, crayfish and bullfrogs are considered, and the special conditions that each require is also included.
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Fish

For Students 7th - 12th
In this ecology instructional activity students complete a crossword puzzle by answering various questions on fish structure, behavior and movement. 
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Cnidarians

For Students 5th - 12th
In this cnidarians worksheet students study the biology of the different species of cnidarians and complete a series of short answers to the questions about them.
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Fishy Physics

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore how fish are able to move easily from one depth to another in water.  In this fish lesson students create their own balloon fish. 
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Conditions at Sea Data Activity

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Learners study how to forecast sea conditions.  In this oceanography lesson students complete a class activity on wave making. 
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What Does it Take to be a Survivor? Part One

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore marine animal adaptation. In this introductory ocean life biology lesson, students access prior knowledge by participating in a whole class "thought swap." Students form two lines, respond to a prompt from the teacher...
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A Fish Tale

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners conduct an experiment. In this fish lesson, students discover how fish cells respond to fresh and salty water and if temperature effect the movement of a fish's gills. Learners also identify the characteristics of a fish.
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Salmon Homing Instincts

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify the stages of the salmon life cycle. In this fish lesson, students experience first hand what it would be like to be a returning salmon attempting to identify a home stream by smell.
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Designing a Study

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore features to consider when designing a scientific study. For this science research lesson, students examine different methods of data collection and consider which method would be appropriate for determining how many...
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Vertebrates

For Students 9th - 12th
In this vertebrate worksheet, students review the different adaptations for the 5 groups of vertebrates: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes. This worksheet has 12 matching, 1 fill in the blank, and 7 short answer questions.
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Build-A-Fish

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify the basic external anatomy of a fish. After identifying the parts of the fish, students explain the function of each body part and how it is related to the whole. They discover how the shape of a fish help to propel it...
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Catch, Tag, and Release

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discover how fish tagging is used by marine biologists and fisheries to estimate fish populations. Participating in a simulation, students use estimation to determine the whole population from a small number of items.
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The Aquatic Environment

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders focus on the various types of fish living in different water environments. In groups, they research the different methods used to fish and participate in experiments to determine the effects of mercury on fish, the...
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Adaptations of Fishes for Survival in Polar Environments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare the anatomy of temperature and polar fishes. They explore the adverse effects of cold on metabolism and physiology and discuss how polar fishes adapt to their environments. Comparisons are also made to the DNA sequences...
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Fish Stix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore population biology. They describe and demonstrate a visual census technique commonly used to survey reef fish populations. In addition, they analyze and interpret data from surveys of coral reef fish populations.
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Fish Adaptations and Habitats

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore specific adaptations and how they pertain to the survival of the individual and the species. Students design a fish based on certain criteria and determine the type of habitat which would be best suited for their fish's...
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Survival Game

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Musical chairs may be a classic game, but Ruffe Musical Chairs is a unique lesson on invasive species! Using the time-honored game, pupils role play the behaviors of the invasive fish called Eurasian ruffe. Learning about this aggressive...
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Fish Identification

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Using a dichotomous key, pupils identify characteristics of fish who live in the Great Lakes and explain how these features help them survive. In small groups, class members discover what features scientists consider important and...
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Net Results

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate through role play how decisions by watermen, recreational fisherpeople, and lawmakers influence and are influenced by economics and the abundance or scarcity of fish and shellfish stocks. They consider social,...
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De-code a Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate how fish adapt to survive in their habitats. They explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium website, discuss ocean habitat and fish photos, and match descriptions of fish with their photos.
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Mystery Fish Poetry Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research fish and fish adaptations. They conduct research on two fish, compare/contrast the two fish using a Venn diagram, and create a fish diamante poem.
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Deep Sea Fish

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students classify deep-sea fish, identify at least three characteristics that are essential to deep sea fish and their survival, name at least two constraints that deep-sea fish must deal with on a daily basis, and create their own...
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A Class of Our Own

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the scientific classification system of animals. As a culminating activity they create a new species of animal and determine what class it would best fit into.