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In Search of the Giant Squid

Lesson Plan Overview

In this series of lessons, worksheets, and activities, students will get acquainted with the habits, biology, and range of the giant squid. Students will understand the challenges in finding a “relatively small” giant squid within a vast and deep habitat and will also learn about the ever-improving technological resources needed to find a live giant squid.

Source Smithsonian Institution
Subjects Life Science Marine Biology Math
Grades 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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