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Cuttlefish: Chameleons of the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The dynamic cuttlefish is known as the chameleon of the sea. They are able to change their skin at will according to their surroundings and situations. Watch this video to learn how they camouflage and eat!
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Floating Fishes: How do Fishes Control Buoyancy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Playing with balloons, water, oil, and bottles help put this instructional activity over the top! Participants use air-filled balloons in water tanks to experience gas compression. They also use oil-filled bottles to experiment with...
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Fish Communities in the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the...
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Which Fish Where?

For Students 4th - 6th
Focusing on the fish in the Hudson River Estuary, this activity could be used to practice reading, graphing ,and critical-thinking skills. Answering the 6 questions should be interesting for students due to the interesting subject matter.
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On the Trail of the Hudson's Migratory Fish

For Students 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how scientists track fish underwater? Your class can learn how with this informative worksheet. First, they will read a paragraph about androgynous fish, tagging, and data analysis. Then, your scientists must answer five...
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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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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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Glacier Bay Pacific Halibut

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
The National Park Service has produced a high-quality presentation on the halibut population of Glacier Bay, Alaska. It takes the viewpoint of the marine biologists or rather, ichthyologists, who have been studying the adaptations,...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About: Invertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Not everything you want to teach about invertebrates is included in this PowerPoint, but everything you may want to teach about fish is. Details, details, details! After a brief introduction to phylum Chordata, junior icthyologists learn...
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore works of art with your class by engaging them in a variety of artistic activities including papier-mache sculpture, poetry, performance, and more. After viewing and discussing four paintings of the sea by Robert Harris, learners...
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Freshwater Fish Anatomy & Taxonomy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use a classification key to identify organisms.  In this classification lesson plan students identify freshwater species of fish and document their observations. 
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Aquaculture: Down on the Salmon Farm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the problems of the continued development of aquaculture. They also brainstorm ideas that people in this field would need to be successful.
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Fish and zooplankton habitat through remote sensing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are exposed to the variety of ways in which scientist use remote sensing and it used in everyday life. They investigate about zooplankton and fish. Students list the two important groups of organisms in both aquatic and...
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What a terrific lesson! Learners discuss the animal kingdom, and classify them as vertebrates and invertebrates. They also identify them as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. There is even a taxonomic breakdown of popular...
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Who am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here's a worksheet that has a variety of animals pictured. Learners must cut and paste the correct name and glue it in the box with the pictured animal. Great for young learners. An answer key is included on the worksheet.
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How to Draw a Cartoon Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
An artist slowly draws a cartoon fish, step-by-step. Although there is no verbal instruction, the artist's progress can be easily followed. A fun and easy video to follow along.
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Life-Like Replicas: Fish

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research a fish or other underwater animal that interests them. They compare and contrast the images they gather with the different stages of production of their sculptural model to create a life-like replica. Students represent...
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Glow-Fish Under The Sea

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of ecosystems. They focus upon conducting research to find information about the water ecosystem. The facts are used as influence to create a drawing of an underwater...
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Fish Aren't Afraid of the Dark!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Pupils explore the concept of bioluminescence. They hypothesize what it might be like in the deep ocean and describe what it's like to see in the dark. Students brainstorm how marine animals might cope in the dark ocean and view pictures...
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Shark Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In 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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Something's Fishy. . . Classes and Qualities of Fish and Seafood

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
If you are going to eat seafood, it helps to understand the different classifications. In this presentation, viewers learn to differentiate two types of finfish and the variations of edible shellfish. They also examine the...
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Vertebrates: Part I, Fishes & Amphibians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A simple set of slides shares the three classes of fish and the class amphibia. The first three slides cover fish characteristics and structure, while the last three cover amphibian characteristics and life cycle. Though somewhat...
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Fish Anatomy

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Add a handy reference sheet about fish anatomy and functioning to your learners' biology or animal notebooks. Though this resource doesn't provide any practice, it makes a useful addition to any study of anatomy, biology, species, 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.
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Biologically Altered (B/A Fish)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics involved in biologically altering fish. They hold a mock town meeting in which they determine whether or not a transgenic aquaculture should be allowed to locate in...
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Fantastic Fishing Contest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a fish by thinking of a name for it, writing some facts about it, and telling a story explaining how they caught it. They enter their creations into a contest for funniest fish, scariest fish, realistic fish, and other...
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Under the Sea - Ocean Mammals/Fish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the similarities and differences between ocean mammals and fish. The characteristics of the life forms observed are placed onto a graph. The classroom becomes the botom of the sea and is explored to gain the required data.
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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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Physical Changes Pre-Quiz

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Quiz the class on what they know before you teach it. This assessment will give you an idea of what basic scientific concepts are known to your learners. Physical change, state of matter, and basic plant and animal needs are covered.
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What Class Are You In?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Classifying animals has never been this much fun! Pupils discuss the animal groups, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and also identify their characteristics. Then, they take pictures of animals and classify them in a group...
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Where Are All the Fish?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students identify the problems that marine life is facing today. In this marine science lesson, students explain how Marine Protected Areas can help the ocean and the fish. They brainstorm ways to help in the conservation effort.
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Underwater Fun

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the interned world of Second Life and research many different types of fish and coral reef. For this underwater lesson plan, students also answer short answer questions and create their own character in Second Life.
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Classifying Fish

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use attributes to sort fish. For this animal groups and classification biology lesson, students use a dichotomous key and fish attributes to discover an unknown fish.
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Tiktaalik: Evolution of a "Fishapod"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore fossils in order to gain a perspective of evolution.  In this evolution instructional activity students watch several videos an fossils and complete a worksheet.
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Funny Fish Faces

For Students K
In this funny fish faces activity, students look at the faces of 11 fish, find the two that are the same, circle those two, color the entire picture, and then trace and write the word fish at the bottom of the page.
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Life of a Coral Reef Fish

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students describe the structures and habitat required for corals.  In this coral reef fish instructional activity students write a narrative essay in the first person narrative. 
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What color are the fish?

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this fish colors worksheet, students look at pictures of fish and choose what color that fish is. Students complete 15 multiple choice questions.
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Weird Flying Creatures

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write and create a creature that is unusual to fly. In this flying creatures lesson plan, students research flying fish, snakes, squirrels, and more, and list their traits and create one in groups.
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Fishy Facts Internet Hunt: Part 1

For Students 4th - 8th
In this fish worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about fish to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 8 questions total.
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Fish Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research information on pelagic fish, then watch a video and then write a short story on what they learned.  In this research lesson students break into groups, create a story and present it to the class. 
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Aquarium Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students visit an aquarium, discuss the concept of animal adaptation and look for examples. Students practice observation skill on something in the classroom, focusing on physical and behavioral features, recording observations. Students...
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Aquatic Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners visit an aquarium, study the plants and animals there, and then create art activities based on their observations. In this aquarium art lesson plan, students make sketches of plants they observe at the aquarium. Learners discuss...
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Explorit's Fishy Quiz

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this online interactive fish quiz worksheet, students respond to 6 questions about fish. Students may check their answers for accuracy.
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Getting to Know Some of Pennsylvania's Fishes

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research and identify the fish of Pennsylvania. In this earth science lesson, students view ten photos of fish and identify the characteristics of each fish. Students record observations and practice naming the fish using their...
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Fish Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this fish word puzzle worksheet, students examine the 42 fish-related words in the word bank and locate them in the word search puzzle.
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Fish Crossword

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this fish crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 19 clues to identify the correct fish terms that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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Fish Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this fish word puzzle worksheet, students examine the 56 fish-related words and names in the word bank and locate them in the word search puzzle.
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Fish Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this fish crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 11 clues to identify the correct fish terms that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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Water Ways Lesson Plan #1: Who Catches Your Fish?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore the types of fish caught in the Mid-Atlantic region. In this fishing lesson plan, students learn about fishing methods and meet fishermen that catch the fish. Using the water ways website, students research types of...
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Graphing Data Chart

For Students 5th - 12th
In this fish data worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in the maximum length and maximum weight for 13 different fish.
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Interconnected Food Web

For Students 5th - 12th
In this fish worksheet, students make connections between fish and it food and enemies to create a food web. Students label the connections.
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Lake Ecosystem in the Shoal Area

For Students 6th - 12th
In this lake ecosystem instructional activity, students draw a picture of a lake, including weeds, small and big fish, aquatic insects, and micro organisms.
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Lake Word Search

For Students 6th - 12th
In this lake word search, students find 13 different vocabulary words associated with lakes such as habitat, oxygen, pollution, invertebrates, and turbidity.
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Fishy Color Words

For Students Pre-K - K
In this color words worksheet, students read the color word under each of 6 tropical fish pictures. Students color each fish the correct color indicated.
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Creatures of the Grand Canyon

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this word search puzzle worksheet, students find and circle all of the wildlife hidden in a word search puzzle. Students also classify the animals into groups of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, or amphibians.
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Fish

For Students 2nd - 4th
This short activity, with a reading passage and questions, could be part of a test preparation activity. Through answering the 10 questions learners practice comprehension and vocabulary skills.
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Fish Activities

For Teachers 1st - 5th
For this fish activity worksheet, students learn a counting rhyme about fish. They then discuss the best way to care for fish and they learn 4 different types of fish. On the second page, students count lines of fish and color them a...
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Where Do Fish Live in the Hudson?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this fish in the Hudson worksheet, students read a brief excerpt about what types of fish can be found in the Hudson River in New York. They identify which fish are caught in greatest numbers and those caught in the most places....
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Fish Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this fish word search puzzle, students identify types of fish. Examples include catfish, perch, and shark. A list of 48 names of fish are provided to assist the students in their search.
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Back Talk

For Students 4th - 6th
For this back talk worksheet, students determine what animal or geometric figure is on their back by asking yes/no questions. Students then classify the animals or geometric figures into their correct categories.
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Chordate Hearts

For Students 4th - 5th
In this chordate hearts worksheet, students read a passage describing the differences of the hearts of fish, amphibians, and reptiles. After reading, students label diagrams and answer questions.
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Underwater Beauty Word Search

For Students 4th - 5th
In this sea life word search worksheet, students search for 21 words which name underwater life such as coral reef, blue shark, goldfish, and sea horse. They find the hidden words which are listed in a word bank on the right side of the...
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Crabmania

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students perform the "crab walk" and the "fish swim" as music plays. When the music stops, the "fish" students freeze in position as the crabs tag other fish. Tagged fish become crabs. Students continue playing the modified game of tag.
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Fish: General Information and a Dissection

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students, after taking a "fish quiz" in class, assess the different parts of a fish and their purposes. They dissect two yellow perch fish in class. In addition, they discuss the different parts of the fish as they dissect their organs.
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A Fishy Twist on Adaptations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the relationship between specific fish adaptations and their function for survival. They design a fish based on certain adaptations and then decide to which habitat their fish would be best suited. Individual students...
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Fish Parasite Survey

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students count nematodes, cestodes and crustaceans on approximately one-hundred and fifty fish. They fill out autopsy reports for external and internal parasites then complete and discuss guide questions to make inferences about parasite...
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Maintaining Strong Fisheries

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils play a game about the life cycle of a blue crab in order to witness the causes of changes in the crab population and discuss what a resource manager could do to keep a stable crab population. Students then create a game titled...
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Ocean Market

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify some consumer goods that come from the ocean. They classify these items into groups, identify their source, and calculate the cost of buying such goods.
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Design a Mystery Fish Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study how different types of fish live in different parts of the ocean. They examine how a fish's shape, position and shape of its fins and tail and location of its eyes and mouth are characteristics that help it survive in a...
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Eat 'em And Weep: Problems Involving Commercial Fishing

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the impact of commercial fishing on the marine environment. They participate in three activities which help them grasp the concepts of overfishing, habitat destruction, and by-catch and what each does to populations of...
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Hudson Canyon Expedition; Fishy Deep Sea Designs!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the physical location of deep water habitats along the Hudson Shelf Valley and in Hudson Canyon. They study the basic characteristics of the mesopelagic and bathypelagic zones with regard to depth, temperature, pres
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Shark Surprise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a card game to review and reinforce their familiarity with different types of fish. They create and draw matching fish on index cards and label the pictures. They play the game to collect as many pairs as possible.
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Fish Morphology

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students identify the various parts of a fish. They describe the concept of fish morphology and relate shape, form and structure of a fish's parts to function.
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Characteristics of Fish

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify the characteristics of fish.
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Reproductive Lottery

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners explain that fishes that reproduce externally have to release great numbers of eggs and milt (sperm) in order to ensure fertilization.
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Not Just a Fish Tank

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners learn about a specific species of fish, study the effects of outside substances on the reproductive development of a fish, and explore the process of a wastewater treatment facility.
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My Mini Book About...

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary learners complete a mini book on polar bears. The resource contains four pages, each a quarter of a page, including one title page with a picture of a polar bear and a space for kids to write their names. 
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My Flip Book About . . .

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Print these as two-sided handouts from which elementary entomologists can make a flip-style book about beetles (or a variety of other animals that are available as well). They research the habitat, food, and other interesting information...
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Word Search: Fish

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Youngsters find these common tropical fish in this word search. Each of the fish has a colorful representation on the worksheet. There is also an answer key at the bottom of the worksheet. The colors make this an appealing exercise for...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a colorful worksheet that has learners look at a variety of salt water fish, then choose the name that identifies each one. The names of the fish are at the bottom of the worksheet. The pictures are colorful and accurate...
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Artistic Animals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students promote creativity through painting and drawing different types of vertebrates. They investigate how to classify the different categories of vertebrates: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and manmmals. Studnets draw and paint a...
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Animals of Utah

For Teachers 3rd
Providing an attractive and engaging review of animals, and their classifications, this presentation could be used as part of a science lesson. There is not a lot of information on each slide, but this could be augmented. A teacher may,...
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Let's Go Wild With Utah Animals!

For Teachers 3rd
While specific to Utah wildlife, this presentation is colorful and packed with information. This would be a wonderful way to review animal classifications with students, but a few key facts, such as those relating to fish, should be added.
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Types of Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Learning about animals, and their classifications, is a regular part of the elementary-school curriculum. Using this presentation, learners can review information relating to animal classification, and test their knowledge. This would be...
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Seafood: For the Love of Fish

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students role play a scenario specific to decision making in seafood management and conservation. In this marine science instructional activity, students estimate seafood consumption in their state. They recommend new regulations for...
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Fish Production

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore principles and concepts of fish culture. In this science lesson, students discuss phases of fish culture as well as the bodies of water in which fish are cultured.
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Piranhas

For Students 5th - 6th
In this piranhas instructional activity, students read information about piranhas and select the correct word or phrases to complete the 15 gaps in the text choosing from multiple choice suggestions. This instructional activity is online...
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Classifying Critters

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
For this classification worksheet, students describe the characteristics of the 5 groups of vertebrates and then complete 2 short answer questions.
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Animal Classification

For Students 6th - 10th
In this animals worksheet, students match the words in the first column to the statement that best matches. The terms are associated with the different groups of animals. Students must match 17 terms.
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High-Interest Activities in Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
In these animal families worksheets, students read information and learn to classify animals into families. Students learn the animal family vocabulary terms vertebrates, amphibians, mammals, monotremes, marsupials, invertebrates, and...
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Animal Classes-Mammal Birds Fish Reptiles Amphibian

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students learn about the characteristics of each animal classification. In this animal classification instructional activity students will first learn the characteristics of each classification. Then, they will find animals from given...
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Oddball Out: Fish

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this problem solving worksheet, learners analyze a row of pictures of various fish to determine which creature is different from the others pictured. A bonus question asks students to identify which fish live in salt water but breed...
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SSSSShhhhh!!!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students focus on reading words with sh=/sh/ sound in words. Then they identify and recognize /sh/ in spoken words and objects provided. Students also accomplish isolating certain sounds that they recognize which letters make up...
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Fish Communities in the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions about where fish live in the Hudson Estuary. Given available data they interpret organized observations and measurements and recognize simple patterns, sequences, and...
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Where Do Fish Live in the Hudson?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the environmental factors that influence where fish live and determine the makeup of fish communities in the Hudson. They interpret guided observations and measurements to assess patterns, sequences and relationships.
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Corals Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore coral reefs and their significance in the role as "rain forest of the sea." Students explore if coral reefs are plants or animals. They choose a species of fish to research. Students draw a picture of their fish and...
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Go Fish

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete a worksheet to introduce them to the native fish of Utah. As a class, they cut out and color the Go Fish cards and play the game in small groups. They review the characteristics of the various fish to end the...
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Food Sources for Utah's Native Fish Species

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners analyze food sources for Utah's Native Fish Species. They explore software to examine fish species and create a list of several different fish species and their preferred food. They create lists of fish species that feed on...
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Comparative Embryology Using Japanese Medaka Fish

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct an experiment to control the breeding of Japanese Medaka fish. They collect the fertilized eggs and view and record the fish's embryological development daily to compare the stages to human development.
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Phil's Fish Shop

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students role play the role of new employees in a pet shop. They offer advice to customers and answer their questions about pets. Using the internet, they identify the steps in establishing a new fish aquarium and summarize the...
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Fish Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a globe to answer questions such as which continent they live in and the country in which they live. They identify at least two bodies of water near their state and two foreign countries. In groups, they complete a...
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Aquarium Bill of Rights

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review the Bill of Rights on Aquademics and list the rights that are guaranteed to United States citizens. In groups, they role play the role of important leaders whose rules would make a difference for the lives of fish in...
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Fishy Habitats Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discuss the characteristics of habitats. They discover how different types of fish live in different habitats. They also discuss the impact of size on a fish's body and fins.
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CREATE A FISH

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils watch a video that helps shows them how a diagram, flow chart, or blueprint can help them create a 3-d fish with the correct anatomy to live in a realistic environment.
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Fish Workings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe, hypothesize, and draw conclusions regarding fish. They examine their anatomy, and how they function in their environment.
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Fish Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate domestic fish varieties to include in a class fish tank. They record observations of the tank, and graph the different observed fish behaviors.
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What Animals and Plant Do To Get Ready For Winter?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research an animal and report to the class about their animal and any adaptations their animal makes for winter.
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners identify and discuss the adaptive characteristics and behaviors of fish. They view slides of fish, and design and create a model of a fish of the future, listing the ways their fish adapt to survive.
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students synthesize what they have learned about the anatomy of fish and their methods of adapting to survive.
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Fish and Oxygen

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore what factors affect population dynamics, identify factors affecting fish populations, and use Stella to model how dissolved oxygen affects fish populations.
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Zapping Fish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore whether fish get electrocuted when the lightning strikes a lake.
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Ocean of Words

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore aspects of the ocean. In this ocean wildlife lesson, students watch a power point presentation on the ocean. Students complete a worksheet on what they learned.
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Aquatic Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in pairs to research information related to aquatic life using references from the World Wide Web. They present their findings in the form of an oral presentation to the class.
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Wonders of the Ocean

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Very young learners color in a blackline master that shows seven common ocean creatures. They must also write the creature's names in boxes that appear on the right side of the worksheet. A good activity for the little ones.
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Fish Banners

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
An art lesson involving fish can accent a wide variety of subjects. Here are the steps needed to create a fish banner with paint, shapes, cardboard, and paper. This would be a nice way to start or finish a unit on fish or underwater...
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Go Fish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a good art lesson on creating colorful versions of fish. After studying images of a variety of fish, young artists choose one that they want to create an image of. Using some high-quality materials, they create their masterpieces...
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Explore Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Read Animals Called Fish with your young Spanish language learners and talk about the different parts of a fish. After teaching terms like huesos, columna vertebral, aletas, escamas, etc, Learners will draw a picture of a fish and label...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify characteristics of and group animals by the five categories of vertebrates.
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King Bidgood's in the Bathtub

For Teachers K
students add their own scenarios to the book using the same rhythmic pattern. Students describe what is happening in the picture as a class shared writing activity. Students discuss reasons why the people in the kingdom were upset that...
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Fish Aquarium

For Teachers All
Students make an aquarium for fish out of construction paper. They count the number of fish in their aquarium, as well as, recognize the colors of their fish.
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What's Inside the Egg?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore eggs and certain animals that hatch from eggs. They cut out and decorate their own eggs and decide which animal they want to hatch from their egg. They demonstrate their artwork for the class.
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What's Dancing in the Water?

For Teachers K - 6th
Students learn about watershed, as well as the different forms and uses of water. In this water forms instructional activity, students brainstorm water sources and uses. Students read the book Water Dance and discuss water examples....
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Fish Alphabet Match Book (Uppercase)

For Students K - 1st
In this alphabet letters activity, students examine 26 fish with the upper case alphabet letters. Students copy one example of each letter in an unlined box next to each fish.
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Sunken Millions Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This PowerPoint includes a game with ocean graphics in which two teams answer increasingly difficult questions about animals. Topics covered include plant and animal cells, animal adaptation, and similarities and differences between...
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Animal Movement in Water

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore oceanography by participating in field trip activities. In this fish characteristics lesson, students attend a trip to a local beach or reservoir and collect different specimens in order to examine them. Students...
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Fish Fashion 101

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore fish anatomy. In this fish anatomy and adaptation lesson, students define and identify the location of fish body parts. Students add these parts of a fish's anatomy to a life-sized fish costume worn by a student. ...
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Fish Shadow Match

For Students K - 2nd
In this shadows instructional activity, students match the different fish with their shadows. Students match 6 fish with their shadows.
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Plants and Animals

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars find common needs between plants and animals. In this plants and animals lesson plan students compare that both plants and animals need food and water. They also find the differences between plant and animal needs.
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Schooling Fish

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students make fish models.  In this fish behavior lesson plan, students create lanternfish fishsticks, learn how a school of fish live, eat and swim together, examine the predator-prey relationship, and read the book Swimmy to facilitate...
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School of Fish

For Teachers K
Student explore the natural resources of Buffalo National River. In this natural resources lesson ,students discuss the fish and other animals in the Buffalo River. Students discuss what they can do to keep the river clean to keep the...
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Swimmy

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the themes of the book Swimmy by Leo Lionni. In this literacy instructional activity, students dramatize a character from Swimmy and identify common themes such as cooperation and caring. Students create a new ending to...
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A Fish Tale

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners investigate the lives of fish. In this biology lesson plan, students demonstrate how fish cells respond to fresh and salty water, determine the age of a fish and if temperature effects the movement of a fish's operculum (gill...
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How Many? Fishy Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math worksheet, students solve 6 word problems in which they calculate the answer to a question about fish. Students do the necessary operation to solve the problem and then draw a picture that demonstrates the problem.
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Fish, Amphibians, Frogs

For Students 6th - 8th
For this science worksheet, students use basic scientific concepts to complete the series of puzzles that are intended to increase science literacy for telling the differences between fish and amphibians.
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Freshwater Fish Water Quality

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work together to complete an experiment about the quality of freshwater. In groups, they collect fresh water samples from a variety of sources and test the pH levels. After completing a KWL chart, they test the amout of...
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners explore historical importance of fish as food source, examine works of Robert Harris, create their own fish, and compose accompanying poetry. Students then explore dramatic tradition of Chorus inspired by Greek theatre,...
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Taha Moana - The Sea

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss language, meanings and ideas in a range of texts related to the sea. They write instructions, explanations, arguments and factual accounts, express personal viewpoints on topics related to the sea.
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Something's Fishy!

For Teachers K
Students experience center activities to explore the habits and traits of fish. They observe a goldfish, play a memory game, complete artwork and read about fish.
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Aquaculture: Down on the Salmon Farm

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the changing practices of aquaculture. They discuss the short term and long term consequences stemming from fish farming.
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Goldfish

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Although the title of this worksheet says "Crossword Puzzle," it's actually a word search. Learners find 13 words hidden amongst the letters. They must write down the letters not circled, in order left to right, to discover what words...
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Fish Identification Skills

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students describe the roles of various organisms in the same environment. They study fish based on thier behavior and features. In addition, they identify fish based on specific characteristics.
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Whales

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners compare the differences between whales and fish. They examine the differences of toothed and baleen whales. They identify behavioral and physical characteristics of animals that help them survive in their habitat.
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Animal Classification

For Teachers K
Students classify animals according to characteristics. In this life science activity, students compare the differences and similarities between pets and other animals. Students classify animals in various groups including mammals, fish,...
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First Word: Fish

For Students K - 2nd
In this word recognition worksheet, learners trace the word fish, write it independently, and identify it in a group of other words.
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Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs: Constructing and Maintaining

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate meat as a source that provides protein, iron and nutrients in the diet. They identify types of meat and their sources, complete a market survey, conduct a fried egg experiment, and prepare various recipes that...
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Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read about different fish and classify fish as vertebrates. For this fish lesson plan, students also create fish mini books by working with worksheets.
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Brain Teaser - Fish

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this logic instructional activity, students solve a word problem using logic about how many fish men will catch in a certain amount of days. Students complete 1 problem.
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Number 8: trace and color

For Students K - 2nd
In this number 8 worksheet, students trace the number 8 and color 8 different fish. Students trace the number 8, 6 times on this worksheet.
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Water Quality and Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students test water samples to determine if it is suitable for fish and shellfish species to live in.  In this experimental lesson students experiment with water samples to determine what chemicals are found in it then they view video...
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Fish Pond Rhymes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of rhyming words. In this rhyme lesson plan, students match pairs of fish card words that rhyme with one another.
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Your Own Fresh Water Aquarium in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore aquariums. For this fish and ecosystems lessons, students establish a freshwater aquarium environment using materials provided. Students read about and care for the classroom fish.
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Lots of Fish in the Sea

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this some, all, and none review worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 9 sentences using some, none, or all. Students should use the picture of fish to inform their answers.
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Dot to Dot Fish

For Students K - 1st
For this connect the dots worksheet, learners connect the dots and draw a line using the numbers 1-12 to outline the picture of a fish.
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Classifying Animals

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this animal classification worksheet, students look at 14 black line pictures of animals. They classify each animal by listing its name under the proper heading which include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. They use an...
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Finish This Picture: Fish

For Students K - 3rd
In this recognizing details worksheet, students examine the two pictures and finish the picture of a fish on the right with the same details as those in the picture of a fish on the left.
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Preschool Coloring Page - Fish

For Students Pre-K - K
For this preschool coloring page worksheet, students use crayons or markers to color a blackline master sheet of a fish.
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Connect the Dots

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this connecting the dots worksheet, students practice connecting the dots from 1 to 26 to complete a picture of a fish in the ocean.
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Reception: Colour the Fish

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this coloring instructional activity, students color 5 of the 8 fish on the page. The page also contains a scuba diver, who is saying "Colour five fish", and an octopus that is already colored in.
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How Are Animals Grouped?

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this animal grouping activity, students compare and contrast the characteristics of mammals, birds, and fish. This activity has 9 fill in the blank questions in a graphic organizer.
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Which Animals Are Vertebrates?

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vertebrate animals worksheet, students will classify 5 animals as belonging to the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, or fish group.
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Mazes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this mazes worksheet, students start at the bottom of a maze to figure out the best way to help a hungry sea lion find a school of fish.
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Birds, Fish, Mammals and Flowers Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students find the names of 20 common birds, fish, mammals and flowers in a word search puzzle. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each species.
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Fish Reinforcement Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students name the fish according to common names for the 5 questions and then answer 4 questions related to fish adaptations to the environment.
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Fish Coloring Page

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this fish coloring page worksheet, learners color a blank line picture of a fish. It is a simple coloring page that could be use as part of a lower elementary level lesson on aquatic life.
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Fish, Fish: Teaching K Students About Things That Live in the Sea

For Teachers K
Students participate in activities designed to help them connect the words to the animals they are studying. Octopus is reinforced through playing a game, "Octopus Tag." Students play a cooperation game of passing bean bags from student...
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Fish Haunts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine some of the different ecosystems that fish live in. While doing this they identify the species of fish and the ecological conditions needed for survival. Students use research resources to make fish cards that...
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The Rainbow Fish

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students listen to The Rainbow Fish and select the correct meaning of the story from three examples presented by the teacher. They use a paper sclae to write three descriptive words about themselves.
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Fish In a Bottle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners work together to build their own fish ecosystems. As a class, they share their prior knowledge about catfish and use a diagram to label its body parts. They record their observations of the ecosystem and determine what they...
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Classification of Animals

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate the characteristics of vertebrates. They classify each as mammal, fish, bird, and reptiles. Students explore the differences between various types of animals and classify each.
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Antifreeze - Anti Fish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in the production of a play that highlights the direct linkage between storm drains and natural river, stream, or creek ecosystems. They explore their thoughts, feelings, and actions through dramatic interaction and...
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Verterbrate Classification

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to the broad categories of vertebrates including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. They identify the characteristics of each group and then view slideshows and video of example species.
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A Fish Skit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars work together to create and perform a skit with a fish theme. After viewing a performance of another children's play, they discuss the basic elements to be found within a play. They perform their play in front of the...
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Rainbow Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen to a story about tropical fish and view photographs. Using a piece of construction paper, they draw a fish and add eyes, a mouth and fins. They also add colorful scales to make the fish their own and place it into the...
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Wax Resist Fish

For Teachers K
Students review what a pattern is and they create a pattern on a fish. They are reminded that patterns do not change halfway through and they paint over it with watercolor paints. They display their fish on the walls.
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Happy the Fish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore the ways in which people's actions affect fish. They discuss pollutants that are in the water. Students define the terms chemicals, cooling pond, and pollutant. They create a book about Happy the Fish.
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What Do Fish Look Like?

For Students 2nd
In this fish instructional activity, 2nd graders study the characteristics associated with all fish.  Students use the words all, most, and some with the given fact about fish and what they have in common for classification.