Water Study
Overview & objectives: Students will learn about fish habitat, and how pollution of that habitat can affect the health of fish populations and other wildlife.
Rotation 1
WHEREClassroom
WHOParents, 8th grade students, teacher
MATERIALSPoster of waterway, magnetic fish cutout, 24 plastic bowls, 2 fish lures, soil, raisins, baking soda, Koolaid, styrofoam cups, soy sauce, gravel, water, instant tea, pink lemonade powder
ACTIVITIESWater Study Presentation
Freddie the Fish Lesson
Differentiation: how will you provide support for different learning abilities? For a complete list click here
NGSS Alignment
Full, more detailed outline of standards & progressions → NGSS Progressions
Earth Science

ESS2.D Weather and climate
ESS3.A Natural resources
ESS3.C Human impacts on Earth systems
Life Science

LS1.B Growth and development of organisms
LS2.A-Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
LS2.C - Ecosystem dynamics, functioning & resilience
LS2.D Social interactions and group behavior
LS4.C Adaptation
LS4.D Biodiversity and humans
Physical Science