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Ch 19: Fish for Elementary School

About This Chapter

This comprehensive chapter covers facts about fish for an elementary-level audience. These kid-friendly lessons and quizzes can be used to reinforce the fish topics your students have been studying in class, and they're also helpful for test preparation and tutoring purposes.

Fish for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

Help your elementary school students review interesting fish facts with this convenient online chapter. These engaging and informative lessons can be integrated into your classroom instruction or assigned as homework. You can also have your students complete the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam to strengthen their understanding of eels, fangtooth fish, sharks and much more.

Chapter Topics

  • Electric, gulper, conger, snake and green moray eels
  • Eel predators
  • Freshwater and saltwater fish
  • Types of ocean fish
  • Fangtooth fish facts and habitat
  • Classes of fish
  • Shark types
  • Ichthyology
  • Cartilaginous fishfacts

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help learning about fish will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn facts about fish.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding information about different types of fish
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about fish
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about fish
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the fish topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about fish.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands fish facts by completing the Fish for Elementary School chapter exam.

19 Lessons in Chapter 19: Fish for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Electric Eel Anatomy: Lesson for Kids

1. Electric Eel Anatomy: Lesson for Kids

Learn about the anatomy of electric eels: how their bodies work and how they make their famous electricity using electrocytes. In this lesson, you'll learn how electric eels breathe, swim, and make electric shocks to navigate and catch their prey.

Gulper Eel Lesson for Kids: Size & Facts

2. Gulper Eel Lesson for Kids: Size & Facts

This lesson will introduce you to one of the most bizarre looking creatures of the sea: the gulper eel. In this lesson learn about what gulper eels look like, where they live, and what they eat.

Conger Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

3. Conger Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

Dive into the ocean to learn some fun facts about the conger eel. In this lesson you will learn where these eels live, what they look like, and what they eat.

Conger Eel Habitat: Lesson for Kids

4. Conger Eel Habitat: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll find out what conger eels look like and where they live. You'll also read about how the conger eel's habitat influences its appearance and behavior.

Eel Predators: Lesson for Kids

5. Eel Predators: Lesson for Kids

There are predators that feed on just about every kind of animal. Do you know what predators eat eels? In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of eels and the predators that feed on each one.

Snake Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

6. Snake Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

The snake eel is a mysterious creature of the sea. In this lesson, we will investigate why its name is misleading, common traits and characteristics, where it lives, and which poisonous creature it is often mistaken for.

Slender Giant Moray: Lesson for Kids

7. Slender Giant Moray: Lesson for Kids

The slender giant moray is an eel that swims the open oceans of the tropics. What makes it a giant, and what are some other facts about this fish? Keep reading to learn more.

Green Moray Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

8. Green Moray Eel Facts: Lesson for Kids

Get on your scuba gear and dive into the ocean for a moray eel exploration! In this lesson, you will learn about green moray eels - where they live, what they look like, and what they eat with those big, wide-open mouths.

Green Moray Eel Habitat: Lesson for Kids

9. Green Moray Eel Habitat: Lesson for Kids

The green moray eel is a large, snake-like fish that is often seen by scuba divers. Which type of habitat does it enjoy and where would you be most likely to see one? Read on to learn more.

Freshwater Fish: Lesson for Kids

10. Freshwater Fish: Lesson for Kids

There are many animals that live in bodies of freshwater, including all types of fish. In this lesson, learn about the freshwater environment, and discover examples of freshwater fish and their physical adaptations.

Saltwater Fish: Lesson for Kids

11. Saltwater Fish: Lesson for Kids

Some of the most beautiful creatures in nature are fish that live in bodies of saltwater. In this lesson, learn about different types of saltwater fish, and discover how they survive in this salty habitat.

Ocean Fish Lesson for Kids: Types & Names

12. Ocean Fish Lesson for Kids: Types & Names

The ocean has many fish in it. Some of these fish don't even have bones! Just like there are many types of restaurants, there are many different types of fish. If you are curious about what they are and what they're called, this is the lesson for you.

Fangtooth Fish Facts: Lesson for Kids

13. Fangtooth Fish Facts: Lesson for Kids

Fangtooth fish are a kind of fish that are found in deep ocean waters in different parts of the world. Come learn about these fish, what they look like, where they live, and some other cool facts about them.

Fangtooth Fish Habitat: Lesson for Kids

14. Fangtooth Fish Habitat: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson you'll find out about the habitat of one of nature's strangest-looking fishes - the fangtooth fish. Read on to find out how this fish's habitat influences its habits and behaviors.

How Do Fish Breathe Underwater? - Lesson for Kids

15. How Do Fish Breathe Underwater? - Lesson for Kids

Learn how fish use their gills to breathe underwater. Find out what's so special about their gills and why they stop working if a fish is removed from the water.

What Are the Three Classes of Fish? - Lesson for Kids

16. What Are the Three Classes of Fish? - Lesson for Kids

There are thousands of different species of fish, and they're all classified into just three main groups, or classes. This lesson will describe these three groups and teach you the characteristics of each one.

Different Kinds of Sharks: Lesson for Kids

17. Different Kinds of Sharks: Lesson for Kids

Sharks are known as the carnivores of the deep, but could there be some sharks you could actually jump into the water with. In this lesson discover various kinds of sharks - ones that you could swim with and ones you probably wouldn't want to!

What Is Ichthyology? - Lesson for Kids

18. What Is Ichthyology? - Lesson for Kids

Ichthyology is a funny-sounding word that refers to the scientific study of fishes. In this lesson, you'll learn how ichthyologists collect specimens, discover new kinds of fishes, and study the way fish live in the wild.

Cartilaginous Fish Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

19. Cartilaginous Fish Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Cartilaginous fish are those that have skeletons made of cartilage instead of bone. What is cartilage, and what are some examples of cartilaginous fish? Read on to find out.

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