Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: What Makes Fish so Fishy?

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Ichthyologist Adela Roa-Varón aired May 14, 2020, as part of the Smithsonian Science How series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Have you ever wondered what makes a fish a fish? Why it's important to study them? What kind of work a scientist who studies fish does? Join ichthyologist Adela Roa-Varón in a series of activities to get a head start in the fishy world of fishes!

This video supports learning standards in Life Science.

Teaching Resources

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Next Generation Science Standards
Life Science