Bony Fish Anatomy Worksheet

This Bony Fish Anatomy Worksheet activity & project also includes:

Take time to appreciate the beauty in the anatomy of animals with this cross-curricular art and science activity. After viewing examples of fish-themed artwork, children complete the included instructional activity by labeling the different parts of bony fish before drawing pictures of their very own species that are adapted to survive in specific habitats.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Complete this lesson as part of an elementary life science series on animal adaptations
  • After the class completes their fish pictures, perform a gallery walk or have children present their work in small peer groups
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity calls for samples of artwork with fish as the subject matter, which can be found on the Internet or in books from your school or local public library
Pros

  • Provides a list of websites offering additional lessons about fish
  • An answer key is included for the fish anatomy worksheet
  • A teacher's guide is included with background information about the anatomy of bony fish
Cons

  • None