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33 resources with the keyterm aquarium

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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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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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Aquatic Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students visit an aquarium, study the plants and animals there, and then create art activities based on their observations. In this aquarium art lesson, students make sketches of plants they observe at the aquarium. Students discuss...
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Fresh Water Science

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students take a field trip to a local pond and collect samples of water and organisms to take back to the classroom. They design and set up a pond aquarium in the classroom.
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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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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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DOES A FLUCTUATION IN TEMPERATURE IFFECT THE GROWTH AND SURVIVAL RATE OF AQUATIC PLANTS?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine if different temperatures effect the growth and survival rates of aquatic plants and evaluate the optimal temperature for the growth of aquatic plants.
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Echinoderms

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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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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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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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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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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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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Busy Otters

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students prepare for a trip to an aquarium by identifying otters, their body parts and behaviors as they read "Pup's Supper", do an otter pantomime and make a puppet. After their field trip, they complete a Venn Diagram of Otter behaviors.
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Animal Movement Bingo

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars view how sea animals move. In this sea animal lesson, students visit the aquarium and pay attention to the ways that underwater animals move and eat. They record these on a bingo sheet of aquarium galleries. 
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What's in a Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students travel to an aquarium to learn the purpose of scientific and common names. For this binomial nomenclature lesson, students travel to Shedd Aquarium and observe reef and ocean sharks. They relate the scientific name of the shark...
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Color Bingo

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students complete a BINGO style worksheet while visiting an aquarium. In this field trip activity, students complete a BINGO style worksheet looking for animals of different colors while at the aquarium.
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Your Own Fresh Water Aquarium in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore aquariums. In 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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Aquarium Lab Book

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this aquarium worksheet, students observe fish in an aquarium and use this 5 page lab book to record observations. Kids make notes about the interactions of the fish, students draw what they see and students record water temperature.
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Monterey Bay Aquarium: One-Two-Three

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this counting worksheet, students examine pictures of animals that live in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They describe the animals by telling how many of a specified characteristic they have. Example: A sea otter has one tail.
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FISH IN A BOTTLE

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners raise small fish in a closed system in a gallon bottle? They go to a store that sells fish and find out what fish need to live. They get the Bibliography information from the person you interview.