30 minutes

Students will learn about Artemia (also called brine shrimp or sea monkeys), their biology and why they are important.


  1. Work through the Powerpoint Presentation: Artemia (Sea Monkeys) with your class and discuss facts about Artemia.
  2. Provide students with Student Worksheet 1: Amazing Artemia, allow time to complete and then engage students in a discussion about their answers.


Algae, aquaculture, artemia, crustacean, cyst, dormant, larvae, mortality, moult, nauplius, phototaxic, sustainable