September 3rd, 2021

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 and MST4.C.LE.LE.6.2!

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