Lesson 4: Life In The Water


Lesson 4: Life In The Water

All videos in this chapter are linked below. You will have the option to download the HD version or stream a lower resolution version.


Lesson Four: Life In The Water

Lesson 4.0: Life In The Water Summary Overview

Lesson 4.1: Life In The Water Introduction

Lesson 4.2: Aquatic Life

Lesson 4.3: Adaptations

Lesson 4.4: Fish

Lesson 4.5: How Fish Swim

Lesson 4.6: Fish Skin

Lesson 4.7: Fish Senses

Lesson 4.8: Life Goes On

Lesson 4.9: Aquatic Invertebrates

Lesson 4.10: Aquatic Plants

Lesson 4.11: Phytoplankton

Lesson 4.D: Definitions


All aquatic species, including fish and other aquatic animals, are uniquely adapted to living in water or near water.


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Learning Objectives

Life in Water is the Aquatic Science STEM curriculum Lesson 4 that includes relevant science topics in 13 videos: What is a species? What is an adaptation? What adaptations do fish and other aquatic animals possess to survive in an aquatic habitat? How do specific adaptations provide survival advantages to a particular species? Name some adaptations of different fish species in Texas? How do fish swim? How do fish see, smell, hear, taste and feel? Do fish have other senses that we don’t have?

About This Project

Aquatic Science Lessons with Dr. Rudy Rosen is an on-line video curriculum arranged into 13 lessons. Each lesson covers a major subject area and is broken down into short sub-topic video presentations. These short videos covering important aquatic science topics can be used in teaching instruction or for self-education. A comprehensive teaching guide and enhancements can be downloaded FREE here.The teaching textbook is published by the Texas A&M University Press and can be obtained here.

Lesson 4: Life In The Water