Fish Learning Fridays | Siphoning a fish aquarium

This lesson plan provides a basic understanding how water flows naturally and whether it is even possible for water to flow uphill. The importance of understanding how to siphon water is essential for keeping an aquarium clean.  

Siphoning a Fish Aquarium

The lesson consists of:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Materials Needed
  • Key Terms
  • Before you Get Started Readings
  • Instructional Set-Up Plan
  • Discussion
  • Final Quiz
  • Printable Resources

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