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Discover the Hammerhead Shark

In this animal science class, students will learn facts about the characteristics, ocean habitat, diet, family, and conservation status of Hammerhead Sharks, along with the opportunity to learn new vocabulary words and draw a shark.
Kimberly Cowan, BA Elementary Ed, Science
639 total reviews for this teacher
19 reviews for this class
Completed by 120 learners
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times


Thu, Oct 6

Meet once (1 day)
9:00 – 9:45 AM

Sat, Oct 8

Meet once (1 day)
6:00 – 6:45 AM

Wed, Oct 12

Meet once (1 day)
2:00 – 2:45 PM

Tue, Oct 18

Meet once (1 day)
8:00 – 8:45 AM

Wed, Oct 19

Meet once (1 day)
2:00 – 2:45 PM

Sat, Oct 22

Meet once (1 day)
12:00 – 12:45 PM
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Class Experience

1. Students will learn facts about the physical characteristics of Hammerhead sharks such as size, features, diet and ocean habitat. 
2. Students will learn how scientists use these characteristics to compare and classify a species such as the Hammerhead shark. 
3. Students will learn why the conservation of the Hammerhead sharks is important and what is being done to prevent the extinction of this species. 
4. Students will also learn new vocabulary words related to the study of Hammerhead sharks.
No homework, but your child may be interested in learning more facts about Hammerhead Sharks and ocean conservation science, while making additional drawings or extended artwork relating to the topic of sharks.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Learner Supply List: 1. Paper (notebook, sketchpad or loose paper is fine) 2. Art media such as Crayons, Pencils or Markers 3. Print Pack: (attached to the welcome message in the classroom and visible if you are logged in as the LEARNER) Contains two drawing templates to assist learners. Note: A certificate and Hammerhead Shark fact and Vocabulary sheet will be sent as a separate download available after class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There is no formal assessment for this class. Students will be learning concepts of science along with the opportunity to further develop their math, geography, vocabulary and creative thinking skills while learning about Hammerhead Sharks.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
NO scary or violent content here, just scientific facts presented in a positive way to encourage learning and scientific discovery.
NO third-party teaching tools will be used in this class. 
Here are the science resources I used as SOURCE MATERIAL to develop the science lesson for this class. They are NOT used as third-party teaching tools:

Monterey Bay Aquarium online resources


Kimberly Cowan, BA Elementary Ed, Science
Lives in the United States
BA Elementary Education, Science
639 total reviews
1306 completed classes

About Me

I have a BA in Elementary Education and my specialty area of teaching is science, with a focus on animal science and environmental conservation. I spent almost twenty years teaching in an in-person school classroom before leaping into online... 
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