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May 16, 2006

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tiny fish clipart Find Your Way Examine how animals use their senses to navigate by taking on the role of a salmon.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/hokkaido/migration.html 
 

tiny fish clipartAnything you ever wanted to know about Fish Scales http://www.amonline.net.au/fishes/what/scales/index.htm

tiny fish clipartAt the Fish Olympics test your knowledge about camouflage, long distance and sprint swimming, and efficient eating. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/nof/fish/index.htm
   


At Find a fish explore 29,000 species, 209,600 Common names, and 39,400 Pictures!
http://www.fishbase.org/

Swim on over to this site for even more Photos of Fish
http://marinefisheries.org/photo.htm

tiny fish clipartCurious about Life in the oceans?
Use your brain at the American Museum of Natural History"s, "What is Marine Biology?"
http://ology.amnh.org/marinebiology/

From NOVA and PBS...
Ancient Creature of the Sea NOVA online says, "Meet the Coelacanth, a bizarre fish and living fossil that has changed little in its 400 million years on Earth."
Test knowledge of the coelacanth's history, habitat, anatomy, reproduction and characteristics with this interactive online quiz. Read about other fossil fish. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fish/

Coelacanth Drawing
A postcard of a coelacanth issued by the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Coelacanth fossil This irreverent and informative site offers an extensive range of information for amateur coelacanthophiles on the fish's anatomy and behavior. DINOFISH.com also features streaming video of coelacanths with scuba divers, and an entertaining virtual coelacanth Web cam. http://www.dinofish.com/
 

tiny fish clipartFor information about shark, salmon, and miscellaneous fish visit
Fascinating Facts about marine life
. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/faq/

tiny fish clipartFish Vocabulary word search http://www.fws.gov/r5crc/Salmon/workbook/homework_fish_puzzler.htm
 

PBS LogoCreatures of the Deep: Shark Trackers Track an unseen target with an audio meter, and make accurate estimations of distance and depth by analyzing the signal strength and frequency. Construct an electroscope to detect electric charges.
http://www.pbs.org/safarchive/4_class
/45_pguides/pguide_604/4564_shark.html
 

Swim on over to the Salmon website from the Dialogue 4 Kids Salmon Show that was aired on September 12, 2000.
Links for Teachers
tiny fish clipartActivities from Council for Environmental Education, Project Wild
Fashion a Fish - Grades K-4, A project Wild activity in which students create fish with special adaptations. Hooks and Ladders - Grades 5 - 8, A fun and active Project Wild activity in which students become migrating salmon.
Sockeye Scents - Grades 3 - 4, Students get to pretend to be sockeye salmon and smell their way home. Net Gain, Net Effect - Grades 5 - 8, Students learn about different fishing techniques and how they impact fish populations.
GO FISH! Students learn about the components of habitat through this fun and active outdoor activity. http://www.4hfishing.org/resources/aquatic_ecology_pdfs/8b_go_fish.pdf
 
tiny fish clipartTrout in the Classroom Did you know that you can raise your own trout in your classroom? Kids love to watch the trout eggs hatch into small fry. Learn more by contacting your local Fish and Game office or your local Trout Unlimiterd chapter. For more information about the program, check out this link: http://www.tedtruebloodtu.org/clasroom.htm
 
tiny fish clipartFrom PBS' Ancient Creatures of the Sea Teacher Guide for the fossil fish, the coelacanth
 
tiny fish clipartMaster Index of Freshwater Fishes http://www.webcityof.com/mifftitl.htm 

tiny fish clipartFish Theme Unit worksheets, puzzle http://www.edhelper.com/fish.htm 
 

tiny fish clipartTeacher guide for: Creatures of the Deep: Shark Trackers .Track an unseen target with an audio meter, and make accurate estimations of distance and depth by analyzing the signal strength and frequency. Construct an electroscope to detect electric charges.
From: Scientific American Frontiers Show #604

http://www.pbs.org/safarchive/4_class
/45_pguides/pguide_604/4564_shark.html 
 
tiny fish clipartKamchatka: Land of Abundant Salmon ... Filets Lesson Plans for middle and high school.
     
In Kamchatka, the annual sockeye salmon spawning season is an essential element of the region's ecosystem. Learn about fish anatomy, and how human activity is affecting salmon populations in different parts of the world. http://www.pbs.org/edens/kamchatka/teacher_2.html  
 
tiny fish clipart PUPPETS! Make a fish puppet from a toilet paper tube. Cute and easy! http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/trash.html#fishpup
 
tiny fish clipartFISH PRINTS! Use real or rubber fish to make a fish print. http://www.4hfishing.org/resources/people_and
_fish_pdfs/5c_making_fish_prints.pdf
 
tiny fish clipartFish and Wildlife Lesson Plans for Grades k-5 from the Bonneville Power Administration
tiny fish clipartWatershed Lesson Plans
http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/pdf/NPS_
WatershedLP/$File/WatershedLessonPlans.pdf?OpenElement

tiny fish clipartNatural Born Robots: Swim Like A Fish Compare a tuna's swimming ability and anatomical structure with that of other large, ocean-going fish, and draw a design for a fish or marine mammal. Explore examples of convergent evolution in the animal kingdom and illustrate them. http://www.pbs.org/safarchive/4_class/44_guides/guide_1002/44102_swim.html
 

From the Idaho Fish and Game Department :    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/fish/   

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