Students identify sea horse body parts.
Students label a picture of a sea horse with the correct names of the body parts.
2- 45 minute periods
Computer with Internet access
Sea Horse Diagram
snout: the projecting nose and jaws of an animal
dorsal fin: fin on or near the back of an animal
eye: the organ of sight in man and animals
reproduction pouch; location on sea horse where by which they produce new sea horses
prehensile tail: tail adapted for seizing or grasping by folding around something
The teacher will evaluate the students' sea horse diagram
of labeled body parts; each diagram must contain: snout, dorsal fin, eye, reproduction pouch
and a prehensile tail.
The students will draw their own seahorse and label the parts of the body. Appropriate colors should be used.
Students can use the paint/draw application of a word processing program.
Another activity is to have the students make models of a sea horse and label appropriately.