Something Fishy Online
Forty hands-on, interactive aquarium lesson plans can be quickly downloaded from the Aquademics Teachers Guide at tetra-fish.com. The Aquademics program teaches students of all grade levels about oceans, aquatic vertebrates, underwater ecosystems, and marine life. Lesson plans span all subjects, including science, math, language arts, ecology, geography, art, drama, music and social studies. Along with the detailed lesson plans, the online teachers guide includes a wealth of tips regarding aquarium maintenance, information about careers in marine science, a resource bibliography, and links to Web sites of regional aquariums. Tetra, Morris Plains, NJ, (888) 595-3705, http://tetra-fish.com/.
This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.