Are Great White Sharks As Dangerous As We Think They Are?

National Geographic Xpeditions

Lesson Plan Overview: 

Students discuss their existing thoughts on sharks and analyze a map of reported shark attacks. After viewing and discussing both a painting of a shark attack and an image of a researcher swimming with a bull shark, students do research to determine the real dangers posed by and to sharks.


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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

some people think that sharks are just protecting themselves, that's why they attack, is that true?not really, they are not protecting themselves its just that in the water, to them we look like a seal because of our splashing and movement.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

I think we don't see sharks as we should they are not killers, they just protect them selves!