Jellyfish Predate Dinosaurs. How Have They Survived So Long?

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Jellyfish range in size, species, hunting habits, and venom secretions. But one thing most all jellyfish have in common is their ability to survive and flourish in our oceans since before dinosaurs. Watch the video and find out just how cool these creatures are.

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  • Highllight the difference between venom and poison
  • Flip the classroom and assign the video and quiz to be completed outside of class, coming back to school the next day ready to participate in a larger lesson and whole-class discussions
  • Put learners into groups and have them research different types of jellyfish and present their finding on a poster to the rest of their peers
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  • Best used in a study of animal habitats or animal adaptations
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  • Includes links for further research, discussion questions, and a quiz
  • Interesting and informative
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