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Background:

This is a fun classroom activity based on the basic biology of sharks. This goes well with the Project Shark Awareness PowerPoint and should be used in conjunction with the presentation.

Materials:

Classroom Activity:

Pass out the “Shark Fact or Fiction” handout to students.

Have the students answer each statement with “Fact” or “Fiction”.

Discuss the correct answers with the students while also asking why they answered the way they did – based of public perception or science?