Animal Anatomy - Sharks 5-8
Teacher: Kaelyn Silva
Session(s): 3 weeks/ Session 1 and 2
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9:15am - 10:30am
Sharks are incredible creatures! Some sharks inhabit the top of the marine food chain, while others have plant-based diets. The most famous sharks have rows and rows of teeth. Some sharks have no teeth at all!
This course will explore the distinctive characteristics and lifestyles that sharks have, the unique anatomy specific to sharks, and their place in the marine food web. Students will become familiar with different categories of sharks and the variety of reproductive strategies utilized. If time permits, the class will explore differences between bony and cartilaginous fish.
This class will take place both synchronously and asynchronously, using Google Classroom and Zoom to engage the students in real time and to provide direct instruction. Students may be divided into break-out sessions or asked to complete individual tasks. The instructor will be online monitoring and directly available for guidance for the entirety of class time.