Octopus Tool-Use

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There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that octopi are the smartest of all invertebrates; observe why as you see an octopus walk across the ocean floor carrying a coconut shell to use as shelter. The video alone is short and does not contain a lot of content, but it would be an excellent supplement when discussing animal behavior in relation to survival. It could also be used to hook learners into learning more about octopi or unique animal behavior. 

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Pros

  • Highly engaging and fun to watch
  • Ties in to Next Generation Science Standards 
Cons

  • No supplemental lesson plan or activities included 
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