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Paper Plate Fish Lesson

Lesson Plan Overview

This activity is a fun, basic craft, but can be adapted to incorporate structure and function lessons in a classroom setting. Students will build their own fish from a paper plate, decorate it, and learn about the function of each of their fish’s fins in the process.

Source: Moorea Coral Reef LTER Education
Grades: K-2 3-5

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Paper Plate Fish

Literacy Principles:

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

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