High School Resource: Ancient Creature of the Deep
High School Resource
Ancient Creature of the Deep
This activity will have students learn about fossils and the evolution that certain species have taken over thousands of years. The students will compare the coelacanth to an eel, and a shark. They will be able to see the similarities and differences in all three creatures’ anatomy. The students will also research other ancient fish and do a jigsaw so that every student learns about the different fish. This activity involves student research using the internet to find resources.
Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.3.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.2
Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!