Instructional Video

Shark Weapons

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Humans have been making weapons from shark teeth for more than 100 years. These weapons help researchers build an understanding of migration of the different species of sharks. An interesting installment from the Brain Scoop series shares examples of known discrepancies between historical finding and current populations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Collaborate with the social studies department to create an interdisciplinary lesson
  • Ask learners to write down any unfamiliar vocabulary; discuss after watching the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Builds on an understanding of species migration
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Provides multiple explanations that offer discussion topics
  • Offers closed captioning to aid in note taking
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