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Whale Shark

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The largest species of shark in the ocean is the whale shark. They can weigh up to 10 tons! However, unlike the great white shark, whale sharks have tons of tiny teeth. Learn more about the whale shark in this fantastic video clip!
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Shark vs. Octopus

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A spiny dogfish shark takes its chance at capturing a giant pacific octopus. Although octopus isn't the shark's usual meal and octopi don't usually fight with sharks, this video's ending is quite surprising. Watch to find out why!
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Great White Shark

For Teachers 4th - 12th
One of the most feared ocean animals is easily the great white shark. They grow up to 20 feet in length and travel as fast as 43 miles per hour! Watch this video to learn more about this vicious shark.
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Sharks Sharks Sharks and More Sharks

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn what makes a shark a shark and their classifications in a video presentation. The focus of the presentation is an exploration of the unique species of sharks from different orders.
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Find The Shark Species - Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
A fine word search on species of sharks is here for you. Not only must pupils find 14 types of sharks, they must then write down the shark names in alphabetical order. I like word searches that have an extra activity built into them,...
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Shanking a Shark

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Sharks are so cool, they have their own week! Take young zoologists on a journey into one of the most amazing creatures on the planet. A lesson plan from K20 engages them in a full dissection. After the lab, continue the learning through...
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10 Facts About Great White Sharks

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's a video your class can really sink their teeth into! Dispel myths and build knowledge about great white sharks using a captivating video from Veritasium. The narrator takes you out to sea to view the animals in their natural...
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Eyewitness: Shark

For Students 4th - 6th
There are 25 questions about sharks on this handout. They come in true/false, multiple-choice, and fill-in-the-blank styles. The assignment would make a suitable assessment to follow a shark unit; you would just need to make sure to...
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Shark Facts

For Students 5th Standards
Chomp chomp! Learn about the toothiest members of the fish family with a short reading passage about sharks. It details the way sharks are different from people, encourages learners to use context clues for unfamiliar words, and provides...
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Why Sharks?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Sharks have survived every major mass extinction in the history of the earth. Although the shark has had a good run, human interference threatens the survival of these formidable creatures. A video lesson explores creatures of the deep,...
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What If There Were No Sharks?

For Students 6th - 12th
Humans kill 3.17 sharks per second. Sharks kill, on average, six humans per year. The video offers many facts based on real science and proven numbers. Not sensationalized or click bait, a refreshing change from a lot of what we see on...
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Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners hone their discussion and reading...
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Shark Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sharks activity worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit the knowledge they have regarding sharks.
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Shark Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sharks learning exercise, students read 10 definitions that pertain to sharks. Students match these definitions to vocabulary words in a word box.
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Sensational Sharks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Pray that you are not the prey of sharks! The class watches a video and a webcam on sharks and make observations about the different types of sharks. Learners compare two sharks and list their similarities and differences. They then...
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Shark Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this shark word search learning exercise, students locate and identify 10 shark-related words within the word search puzzle.
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For Students 2nd Standards
"Dun dun... dun dun." A shark! After second graders read a four-paragraph passage about sharks, they respond to four reading comprehension questions that use the text as a basis for the answers.
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Why Are Sharks so Awesome?

For Students 7th - 10th
Sharks are amazing! They can heat their own blood, they can sense even the faintest of electrical currents, and their sense of smell is is acute. Rather than wanting to eradicate this species, class members can educate others as a result...
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Long Live the Sharks and Rays

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars study shark and ray adaptations that have helped their survival.  In this animal adaptations lesson students view a video and work in groups to research specific types of sharks and rays.
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Shark Attack Odds and the Importance of Sharks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine an ecosystem. In this food web lesson, students discover the importance of sharks and what threat sharks actually pose to humans. They participate in class discussions and work independently on a couple of...
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Sharks At Risk Viewing Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet while viewing a film about sharks. They examine the reasons for overfishing of the oceans. They identify predator-prey relationships as well.
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Sharks in Decline

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate common fishing methods used to capture sharks. They decide why these methods and the shark's reproductive biology are contributing to the quick reduction in the shark population.
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Human Impacts on Sharks: Developing an Essay Through Peer-Review on a Discussion Board

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students develop a paper topic (in this case, the human impacts on sharks) that is peer reviewed by additional students answering guided questions. The original student must respond to the comments by the fellow classmates. All of the...
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Shark Quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students demonstrate their general knowledge about sharks by taking a 15 question quiz. Students write their answers on the lines.

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