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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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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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The Great White Shark

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this science instructional activity, students color in the picture that defines the animal and gives a short description of general information for it.
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Animals A to Z: Shark

For Students 3rd
In this shark worksheet, 3rd graders will add pages to their "animal books." Students will read 10 facts about a shark to gain an understanding of the animal's characteristics.
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Shark Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sharks activity instructional activity, 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
In this sharks learning exercise, learners 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 Activity Sheet

For Students 4th
In this shark behavior learning exercise, 4th graders draw pictures of teeth for five types of shark, then read about an extinct shark, Megalodon, answer five questions about this shark, color, cut and put together a shark puzzle,...
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Shark Attack Odds and the Importance of Sharks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine an ecosystem. For this food web lesson, students discover the importance of sharks and what threat sharks actually pose to humans. They participate in class discussions and work independently on a couple of different...
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Text-to-Text Connections

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Help youngsters make connections between two different texts. They read two stories about the same character, Ira Sleeps Over and Ira Says Goodbye. They discuss how the character of Ira acts in each of the stories, how he is the same or...
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For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sharks instructional activity, students watch shark videos, answer multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, write characteristics, and more. Students complete 11 activities.
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Let's Measure

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn how to measure length using inch units.  In this measurement lesson plan, students use two different units of measure to measure the length of a Leopard Shark and then use pattern blocks to measure its length.  Students...
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Saved by a Shark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the marine ecosystem and the importance of sharks. For this shark lesson, students look at photos of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and discuss the animals that live there. They discuss which animals...
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Shark Food

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create a linking chain to demonstrate the food chain.  In this food chain instructional activity, students use the Internet to research sharks, including what they eat, and create a chain link with a picture of a shark.  They...
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Reading comprehension

For Teachers 4th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, 4th graders read passages about Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), sharks, Chinese tales, and more. Students then answer 24 multiple choice questions.
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Sharks: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the truth about sharks. In this shark lesson plan, 2nd graders use different resources to help distinguish between fact and fiction with what they have heard about sharks. They complete an attached activity sheet.
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Freshwater Sharks Bite Children at 35th Beach. A Play

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students delve into a study of sharks. In this science lesson plan, students examine the many different scientific occupations, as well as some possible specializations therein, and perhaps a little bit of other life considerations,...
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For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Young scholars 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
Students 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...