Head to Foot

Lesson Plan Overview

The lesson begins with a broader introduction on new species discovered around seamounts, then narrows down through mollusks to focus on squids. Students research and write reports on squids covering their body forms, feeding behavior, movement, and interesting facts.

Source: NOAA
Subjects: Life Science Math
Grades: 3-5 6-8

Literacy Principles:

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

OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.

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