ERIC Number: ED264123
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Fish: Form and Function. Secondary Curriculum.
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA.
The New England Aquarium Education Department offers a series of curriculum units and field trip guides for teachers of all grade levels on aquatic biology and ecology topics. Fish characteristics and behaviors are explained in this packet for secondary science teachers. Pre-trip materials include factsheets and worksheets on fish: (1) characteristics; (2) general anatomy; (3) senses; (4) coloration patterns; (5) shapes; (6) survival behaviors; and (7) external and internal anatomy. Forms for recording observations on fish behaviors and characteristics during an excursion are provided. Suggestions for post-trip activities are also given. This particular guide contains a floor plan of the New England Aquarium, a listing of aquatically oriented curriculum packets, and an explanation of the facility's teacher resources. (ML)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Aquariums, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Fishes, Ichthyology, Marine Biology, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Teaching Centers, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science
New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New England Aquarium, Boston, MA.