Shark Education and Activities

Learn more about Sharks: 

[Credit: McGuire – www.sharkstewards.org]

TEACHER RESOURCES

Curriculum

Shark Pledge Bookmark

Educational Resources from the Shark Trust – http://www.sharktrust.org/en/educational_resources   

K-3 Shark Curriculum – http://www.seaworld.org/just-for-teachers/guides/pdf/shark-K-3.pdf

4-8 Shark Curriculum –  http://www.seaworld.org/just-for-teachers/guides/pdf/shark-4-8.pdf

Enchanted Learning: Sharks in the Classroom – http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/sharks/classroom/Classroomweblinks.shtml

Activities

Make a Shark Headdress: Grade K-1 – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/PDF_files/activities/aquarium_sharks_headdress.pdf

My Shark Book: Grade 2 & up – http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/activities/ws12.htm

Robo Shark: Grade 4-8 – http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Sharks&Rays/robo_shark.htm

Shark School of Art: Grade 4-8 – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/lc/activities/sharks_cartooning.asp

Find the Main Idea Sharks: Grade 5 – http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/find-main-idea-shark/?coliid=296321

Sharks in Decline Activity: Grade 6-9 – http://www.pbs.org/emptyoceans/educators/activities/sharks-in-decline.html

Shark Facts – http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/activities/ws1.htm

Label and Color the Great White – http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/activities/ws3.htm

Great White Life Cycle – http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/activities/ws14.htm

Books & Cards

Critter Cards: Sharks and Rays – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/PDF_files/activities/aquarium_sharksskatesrays_crittercards.pdf

Shark Info. Book – http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/info-books/sharks-&-rays/index.htm

Online Resources

Shark Surfari Game Quiz – http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/sharks/

General Shark Info – https://www.sharksavers.org/en/education/

Nova Island of the Sharks – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sharks/

Shark School – http://www.sdnhm.org/archive/kids/sharks/index.html

Videos

Shark Attack? Swim for Sharks – http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NA4iQE9cFao#!

Sharkwater – http://www.sharkwater.com/

Coloring Pages

Great White – http://www.nationalgeographic.com/coloringbook/sketch_sharks.html

Whale Shark – http://www.coloring.ws/t.asp?b=m&t=http://www.coloring.ws/animals/sharks/shark3.gif

White Tip Shark –  http://www.coloring.ws/t.asp?b=m&t=http://www.coloring.ws/animals/sharks/shark2.gif

Thresher Shark – http://www.coloring.ws/t.asp?b=m&t=http://www.coloring.ws/animals/sharks/shark5.gif

Hammerhead Shark – http://www.coloring.ws/t.asp?b=m&t=http://www.coloring.ws/animals/sharks/shark4.gif

A Sea of Sharks – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/PDF_files/activities/aquarium_shark_coloring_raytroll.pdf

Sharks & Rays of Monterey Bay – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/lc/kids_place/activities/coloring_sharks_mbay.html

 

How Can We Help Save Sharks?

Call to Actions

Shark Stewards – http://sharkstewards.org/

Shark Stanley: Like Flat Stanley, Take a Photo with him and Post it to Save Sharks

https://www.dropbox.com/s/120s9g2kv7txbdi/One%20pager_Portrait_FINAL.pdf

Petition to Ban Shark Fin Trade in the US – http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/banthefin-US/

Kids Taking Action to Save Sharks – http://its-all-for-love.blogspot.com/2011/01/kids-take-action-to-save-sharks.html

101 Things You Can Do To Save Sharks – http://sharkangels.org/index.php/get-involved/ways-to-save-sharks

Saving Sharks – http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/efc/efc_smm/smm_conservation.asp


Plastic Pollution Prevention Educational Resources 
Useful tools and information to help communities make a positive impact on their local beaches.
Great list of frequently asked questions about marine debris.
Includes great information on what you can do to prevent litter.
Good information on plastic pollution reduction in the world’s oceans.http://earth911.com
Practical solutions to environmental issues, including the “Find Recycling Centers” guide.