Fish: General Information and a Dissection
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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Readings in Hudson River Natural History: Understanding Informational Text
After reading a series of informational articles regarding the Hudson River Estuary, the class will answer a series of comprehension questions. An answer key is provided but the articles and worksheets are not.
3rd - 5th Science
Readings in Hudson River Natural History
Reading and understanding informational text is a key element to understanding every discipline. Elementary learners read three different articles focused on various animals and habitats in the Hudson River. They answer comprehension...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Eat 'em And Weep: Problems Involving Commercial Fishing
Learners 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...
5th - 6th Science