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Extending your knowledge of fish

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NATURAL SCIENCES

Grade 5

Life and way of living

Module 16

Extending your knowledge of fish

Activity:

To extend own knowledge of fish [LO 1.2]

Fish are animals that live in water.

Fish are cold-blooded, breathe through gills and are covered in scales.

Their eggs are usually laid in groups.

Their organ of smell is developed well.

They have a lateral line, which is sensitive to touch and to other stimuli, such as waves in the water.

Interesting facts:

The silvery colour of fish comes from special cells.

A galjoen is dark in colour when it swims amongst the rocks, but lighter when it swims over sand.

Do fish sleep? Yes, but they do not close their eyes and very often just rest on the bottom of the sea or of a dam.

  • Describe how a fish is adapted to be able to get hold of food.

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  • Which senses are developed very well in fish?

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Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 1: SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONSThe learner will be able to act confidently on curiosity about natural phenomena, and to investigate relationships and solve problems in scientific, technological and environmental contexts.

We know this when the learner:

1.1 plans investigations: together with their co-learners, they list knowledge regarding familiar situations and materials and compile investigative questions;

1.2 leads investigations and collects data: execute instructions and procedures that entail smaller sections;

1.3 evaluates data and communicates findings: provides feedback on progress in group context and on the final result.

Memorandum

1. Can swim, can see well

2. Eyes, smell, touch.

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