Fish! Animal Science Level 1
KNOW UNDERSTAND DO! Know Types of Fish Basic Fish Anatomy and Care Basic Fish Diseases Do • Identify types of fish • ID Basic Anatomical features required for fish survival • Explore signs and symptoms of common fish diseases Understand • Classification Requirements • Differences in care requirements • Fish disease prevention
Key Learning: Fish Unit EQ: Why do fish make good beginner pets?? Concept : Types Lesson EQ: How are fish classified? Vocab Saltwater, Freshwater, Salinity Concept : Anatomy Lesson EQ: How are fish adapted for swimming?? Vocab Air Bladder, Gills, Fins Concept : Care Lesson EQ: What is a requirement for all fish care? Vocab Nitrogen Cycle, Ich, Dissolved Oxygen
THINK WRITE SHARE: EXTENSION QUESTION • THINK • How are fish defined? Are their exceptions? (like in mammals) • WRITE • 3-5 Sentences Giving Examples • SHARE • With you face partner
Fish!Common Types Animal Science Level 1
Objectives • Define Fish • Identify common fish sold in the animal science industry • Analyze common characteristics of fish
Osteichthyes Defined • also called bony fish, are a taxonomic group of fish that have bony, as opposed to cartilaginous, skeletons. • The majority of fish species (including those kept as pets
Warm Up: Pair/ Share • Is this a fish?
Essential Question • How are fish classified?
What is a fish? • Define: • Any of numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates of the subclass Pisces, characteristically having fins, gills, and a streamlined body and including specifically:
What is a fish? • Define: • Any of the class Osteichthyes, having a bony skeleton. Vertebrate, Having Gills, Swim Bladder, Scales, Slime Coat, Fins, A Streamlined Body and Cold Blooded
Types of Fish • Freshwater: • fish that spend some or all of their lives in freshwater, such as rivers and lakes, with a salinity of less than 0.05%
Types of Fish • Salt water: • Fish living in water containing from 3.0 to 3.5% total salts. • Ocean type fish
Freshwater • Types: Livebearers, Guppies, Gouramis, Betta, Oscar, Cichlids, Goldfish (MUCH MORE!) • Diet: Omnivores
Freshwater • Behavior to note for care: • Certain fish occupy different levels in the tank • Territorial
Types of Freshwater Fish: • Liverbearers, Guppies, Goldfish, Oscar and MORE!
Fresh Water Fish Types and Care • Each group has an article on a type of fish and care • Read your article and answer the following questions:
Fresh Water Fish Types and Care • 1. What type of fish? • 2. Size, Experience Level, Lifespan • 3. 3 things a beginner fish owner should know about your type of fish. • Students will be taking notes on your presentations.
Salt Water • Types: Damsels/Clownfish, Gobies, Tangs/Angels • Diet: Omnivores • Behavior: Territorial (most types)
THINK WRITE SHARE: EXTENSION QUESTION • THINK • What are 3 major differences between salt water and fresh water fish? How do you think this might influence their care? • WRITE • 3-5 Sentences Giving Examples • SHARE • With you face partner
Mummichogs Questions • Answer on a separate sheet of paper: • What is the scientific name for the mummichog? • Where are mummichogs from? • How big do they get? • What do they look like? • What are the Aquaculture methods discussed in the article. Give a 2 sentence explanation of each • How do you create spawning conditions for mummichogs? • Explain the egg collectors mentioned in the article, why are they made this way? • Explain the incubation process of Mummichogs (totally in water or partially out etc) • Why is growout a very important stage? • How could Mummichogs be used in the classroom? • Who wrote this article and where was it written?
Vocabulary • Territorial: • Fish: • Freshwater: • Salt water:
Fish ID Quiz 1 3 2 5 4
Fish ID Quiz 7 6 8 9
Fish!Care Animal Science Level 1
THINK WRITE SHARE: EXTENSION QUESTION • THINK • Based on the video.. Predict.. What might be the most difficult part of fish care? • WRITE • 3-5 Sentences Giving Examples • SHARE • With you face partner
Objectives • Explore, Analyze, and Understand the basics of fish care
Warm Up Paor/Share • What happened here? How might we fix this?
Nitrogen Cycle: Critical to Fish Care • Define: the establishment of beneficial bacteria in the aquarium and in the filter media that will help in the conversion of ammonia to nitrite and then the conversion of nitrite to nitrates.
Nitrogen Cycle: Critical to Fish Care • Process can take from 2 weeks to 2 months or longer to complete and can cycle as new fish are added, or old fish die
Summary Break • In 10 words • What is the Nitrogen Cycle? • Pair Share with your partner
Station/Share Activity • 1. all numbered students meet up with your group • All the 1’s together, all the 2’s together etc • 2. Gather information about your disease with your numbered group • Fill in your graphic organizer notes • 3. Return to you original seats (with a 1/2/3/4 student in all seats) • 4. Share the information for your disease (should be at least 4 different diseases shared) • ONE talk ALL write
Activities • Fish Care: • Articles are located at stations throughout the room. • You have questions to answer for each packet • You will have time @ each station. There are 5 stations. • Return to your “home base”
Summary Break: The most important… The most important thing to remember about fish care is _______ because ___________ 1 Supporting Fact 1 Supporting Fact 1 Supporting Fact But the MOST important thing to remember about Fish care is_____________
Water Testing Lab • Complete Water tests for the Goldfish Tank and “pond” in the lab • Graphically Represent the results… • Summarize: • What do we typically test for in fish environments? • Why do you think we test for these? • What can our results tell us about the health of our fish? • How are the pond and goldfish tank different?
Fish!Anatomy Animal Science Level 1
Warm Up • Is this a Fish?
Essential Question • How are fish bodies adapted for swimming?