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Lesson Plan

Fish adaptations for water

Model how fish move through water, how they feed and how they float in water.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic): 
Life Science: Animal Growth and Changes (grade 2)
Life Science: Diversity of Life (grade 6)

This lesson can be easily adapted to other animals that move through water.

Introduce the lesson: the activities model ways that fish are adapted for moving and eating in water.
Do the three activities, possibly as stations for the class to rotate through.

Grades tested: 
Gr K
Gr 2
Gr 3
Gr 4
Gr 5
Brenda Koch
Fiona Laporte
Site tested: 
Aboriginal Focus Elementary
Lesson plan originally developed and delivered: 

Aboriginal Focus School