Educator Resources for Giant Squid

Is there anything more lovable than a giant squid? Okay, maybe there is, but they’re still darned interesting, as you’ll discover in this BrainPOP movie. You’ll learn about the anatomy of this deep water creature, from its giant eyes, to the tooth-lined suckers on its arms and tentacles, to the siphon in its mantle that jets it forward and backward. You’ll get up close and personal as a giant squid uses its ferocious beak and sharp radula to bite off chunks of flesh. What huge sea animal is bad enough to prey on the giant squid, and how do scientists use them to track these elusive beasts? Wrap your arms around this nautical adventure to find out!

Lesson Plans

Lesson plan coming soon.