Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • How to use this course

    • Welcome to Fintastic Sharks!

    • Gather your materials

    • Create your science notebook

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Sharks are misunderstood

    • Chapter introduction

    • Sharks... How do they make you feel?

    • Is this a shark?

    • The real story

    • Notebook reflection

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Sharks aren't all big and scary

    • Chapter introduction

    • What's your favorite shark?

    • How big is your favorite shark?

    • Shark anatomy

    • How to create a scientific illustration

    • Scientific illustration example

    • Create a scientific illustration

    • Create a one-minute documentary

    • Notebook reflection

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Sharks aren't vicious maneaters

    • Chapter introduction

    • Create a foldable

    • What do sharks eat?

    • Ambush predator - angel shark

    • Bottom feeder - leopard shark

    • Filter feeder - whale shark

    • Open ocean hunter - white shark

    • Foldable wrap-up

    • Sharks are important

    • Notebook reflection

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Sharks aren't a mystery

    • Chapter introduction

    • Tracking sharks

    • Map it!

    • Why track sharks?

    • How can we learn more?

    • Notebook reflection

  • 6

    Chapter 5: We can ALL protect sharks

    • Chapter introduction

    • Let's explore!

    • What's a watershed?

    • Two Minutes on Marine Litter with Jim Toomey

    • Lend a hand!

    • Make some simple swaps!

    • Notebook reflection

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Create a shark story

    • Sharks... How do they make you feel now?

    • Sharks need your help

    • Create your own shark story

  • 8

    Nerd Out!

    • Shark resources

    • Learn more about Sherman's Lagoon and Jim Toomey