The Hark! A Shark! program is in the LiteraSEA program series and explores the relationships between children's literature and science, looking at ocean-themed stories and actual marine organisms. Hark! A Shark! is a story from The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library that introduces beginning readers to important basic concepts about the world we live in. In Hark! A Shark!, students will learn about sharks and begin to understand their role and importance in ocean ecosystems. In this one-hour lab program, students will discern fact from fiction using lab equipment and aquariums to compare and contrast literary characters with live organisms.