Fish caught as food for bodies, become food for brains as students examine exterior of fish. They compare their fish to the diagram of a trout. Can they find the tell tale adipose fin? Do they have a trout?*
|Students are amazed by the mechanics of the fishes' mouths.|
|Trying to figure out how a fish a protruding upper "lip" feeds.|
One or two children decided not to stay to look at the once living fish. I admit I had reservations about buying a, let's be frank, a dead trout.* But the majority of students were able to respectfully handle and examine the fish.
All students got a chance to virtually "dissect" a fish: