ERIC Number: ED219234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Fishy Activities for Your Small Fry. A Unit Plan in Fish Biology for Grades Kindergarten through Sixth. Educational Series Number 28.
Sparrow, Mary E.; And Others
This unit in fish biology is suitable for kindergarten through sixth grade. Provided in the unit are: (1) behavioral objectives for grades K-3 and 4-6; (2) an overview of activities and instructional strategies; (3) background information on fishes; (4) diagrams of internal/external fish structure; (5) list of key vocabulary words; (6) discussion of skill building (observing and inferring); (7) 4 worksheets for grades 4-6; (8) description of 22 supplementary activities; (9) seek-and-find puzzle; (10) crossword puzzles (one for grades 2-3 and one for grades 4-6); (11) post-tests for grades 2-3 and 4-6; (12) sources and materials (student references and teacher references/references used in preparing this packet, including publications, audio-visual materials, aquarium equipment suppliers, marine life suppliers, and local resources such as seafood restaurants, local fishermen, and bait/tackle shops); and (13) answers to seek-and-find puzzle, crossword puzzles, and post-tests. (JN)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Ichthyology, Learning Activities, Marine Biology, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Sea Grant Marine Advisory Services, Marine Education Center, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA 23062 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Inst. of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.