Cephalopods in Action
Video clips ofsome remarkable deep-sea squid. Around 1.5 to 2 Mb each.
The Octopus Show
From PBS Nature TV
A 1.43 min Real video clip showing octopus camouflage and other behaviour.
How Squid change colour
A short and interesting presentation.
Octopuses are Smart Suckers!
An interesting article which looks at the intelleigence of octopuses. From "The Cephalopod Page" site.
Predators of Cephalopods
A lot of useful information but not illustrated.
Fun and Food
Fun and Games
For kids, try Squidmail, Squid Dancing, Shooting Gallery, Roulette and an interesting collection of images.
E.g. Calamari Salad and Baked Squid
Super Squid Recipes from Western Fisheries
An Australian site with many recipes ranging from Plain Gorgeous Squid Rings to Stir Fried Squid with Herbs and Spinach.
20,000 Tentacles under the Sea - Cephalopods in Cinema
"Octopuses and squids, usually of the giant variety, have long figured prominently in movies. They are usually portrayed as 'monsters of the deep' with insatiable appetites for human flesh, reaching gigantic proportions, able to drag down ships or submarines with ease, and use hardhat or SCUBA divers for appetizers or dessert." From "The Cephalopod Page" site.
An excellent resource written for Grade 4 but easily useable right through to Year 7 or 8. Has A Squid FAQ, labelled diagrams, student worksheet and even a recipe!
A lesson plan for Grades 5/6 on a squid dissection activity.
Describes a squid dissection for Grade 5 with plenty of photos.