Fish adaptation lesson and activity instructions

In this video, Coastal Resources Division (CRD) marine biologist Paul Medders explains fish adaptations and will show you how to make your own fish using the knowledge you'll learn. Runtime: 24 minutes. 

Supplies for this activity:

  • Two colors of Crayola Model Magic (or another brand of modeling clay)
  • One shaping tool (a popsicle stick, bamboo skewer, or sharpened pencil will work fine)

For free copies of the "Catch the Excitement" children's book and accompanying sticker set and diorama, visit CRD at One Conservation Way, Brunswick, Ga., 31520, Monday through Friday (except state holidays) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or mail $5 cash or check for postage to the same address to the attention of "Catch the Excitement book." For copies of the "Marine Fishes of Georgia" poster mail $3 cash or check for one set or $5 for two sets to the same address, attention "Marine Fish Posters."

For more information, contact the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at 912-264-7218.