There are roughly 400 shark species throughout the world, ranging in size from a few inches to 40 feet. Several are threatened or endangered, mostly due to overhunting and the effects of pollution. In this class, students will learn about fascinating shark adaptations, the challenges they must overcome for survival and the conservation efforts underway to protect them.
Standards Addressed: 4.2, 5.2; RI: LS1, LS3; NGSS: LS1
- Visit the Aquarium
- Animals & Exhibits
- Fun & Learning
- Aquatic Research