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Island Explorers Curriculum Home

 

Unit 2

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Concepts/Objectives | Vocabulary/Background | Activity | Extension

 

Lesson Plan 5

 (Concepts/Objectives)

"WHAT'S ON THE OUTSIDE"

QUESTION
How does body shape relate to function (how it swims, where it lives, etc)?

UNDERLYING CONCEPT
Body design relates to function.

SKILLS

  • Identification
  • Creating prints

OBJECTIVES

Students will be able to:

  • Create fish prints with paints
  • Label the various fish parts
  • Identify parts of the organism
  • Relate form to function
  • Compare the body of a fish to other types of bodies, humans for example

TIME NEEDED

  • About 2 hours

MATERIALS NEEDED

 "What's on the Outside" activity

 "Gyotaku" (fish rubbing/printing)

  • Fish
  • Paper for fish printing
  • Ink for fish printing
  • Paper towels for clean up
  • 1/2 - 1 inch brushes (roller) and narrow one
  • Push pins
  • Tissues
  • Plasticene modeling clay