This online self-paced course addresses marine invertebrates and fish of the world. Check out the topics below!
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1). Video lessons taught by Gloria Brooks aka NatureGlo.
2). Course content Slideshow with accompanying study guide downloads per lesson.
3). Web resources, project and activity ideas and external resource videos enhancing the class content.
4). Teacher feedback for any comments, questions or work you leave a link to in each lesson’s comments box.
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Lesson #1 – Introduction to the Crustaceans
Lesson #1 – Introduction to the Crustaceans Pre-lesson Activity & Main Lesson Slideshow with Study Guide Downloads
Arthropods are invertebrate (without a backbone) animals having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed legs. Marine arthropods include horseshoe crabs, sea spiders, and crustaceans such as crabs, shrimp, and lobsters.
Lesson #2 – Sea Spiders
Lesson #2 – Main Lesson Slideshow with Study Guide Downloads
The sea spiders are not related to terrestrial or land spiders. They typically have between 8, 10 and 12 very long legs with tiny bodies. They can be found in worldwide oceans.
Lesson #2 – Videos – Conor’s Project & All Things Sea Spiders Gallery Discussion & Tour Part I and II
Lesson #3 – Echinoderms – Starfish, Sea Urchins & Sand Dollars
Lesson #3 – Echinoderms Slideshow and Study Guide Downloads
Echinoderms include sea urchins, sand dollar, starfish and sea biscuits.
Lesson #4 – Introduction to Marine Fish of the World
Lesson #4 – Main Lesson Marine Fish Slideshow and Study Guide (with video) Downloads
This is an introduction to the major marine or saltwater fish of the world. The study includes learning about the bony, cartilaginous (sharks and rays), and the jawless fish including the hagfish and lampreys.
Lesson #5 – Introduction to the Coral Reef Fish
Lesson #6 – Coral Reef Fish Species
Lesson #6 – Coral Reef Fish Slideshow & Study Guide Main Lesson Downloads
This is an introduction to the coral reef fish of the world. Coral reef fish include mandarinfish, angelfish, and triggerfish.
Lesson #6 – Going Beyond – Marine Fish Web Resources Page
Back to: Marine Biology 6-week Live or Recorded Class – Marine Invertebrates & Fish Previous Lesson Reef School Interactive Game Next Lesson Coral Reef Fish Slideshow & Study Guide Main Lesson Downloads This is an introduction to the coral reef fish of the world. Coral reef fish include mandarinfish, angelfish, and triggerfish.