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Focus on Farmer Fish

Lesson Plan Overview

In this two part lesson, students gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between environmental factors and organism adaptations through a focused study on a specific coral reef denizen—the personable farmerfish. Students first take part in an interactive PowerPoint presentation to gain background knowledge and then apply learned concepts by participating in a board game.

Source Moorea Coral Reef LTER Education
Subjects Life Science Marine Biology
Grades 6-8

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

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