Shark's are one of nature's greatest success stories as evidenced by some of their unique characteristics including their skin. This lesson plan is designed for middle school science, life science, biology or even marine biology for grades 6-9. This worksheet is used in conjunction with a You Tube video entitled "Sharklet Technologies-CBS Sunday Morning". This 8 minute video is easy to access and highlights a revolutionary new technology based on shark skin. Students can practice taking notes during the video and then using their notes to complete the worksheet/assessment. There are a lot of opportunities to expand the lesson plan to include such topics as evolution, natural selection, adaptation to changes in the environment and of course, the shark- always a crowd favorite. Your students will really enjoy this lesson.