Adaptations of Fishes for Survival in Polar Environments

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 of unrelated Arctic and Antarctic fish.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning