Filter-Feeding in Reef Sponges

Students make observations and describe the filter-feeding in sponges as it relates to the ecological role of sponges on coral reefs. For this filter-feeding in reef sponges lesson, students are introduced to the feeding methods of multicellular animals called sponges. Students then create a diagram that describes specific observations. Students then watch a video clip of sponge feeding.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Video