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Description:

Overview of coral reef conservation and research by National Ocean Service. Provides a coral reef definition and background on: coral biology and life cycle, zooxanthellae and symbiosis, ecology, reef formation and distribution, importance of reef habitats and ecosystems, current research and protection efforts, including the Coral Reef Early Warning System. Lesson plans include: tutorials on the biology of and threats to corals; activities on coral bleaching and reef management using sea surface temperature data; resource links and teacher guides. A NSTA SciLinks selected site.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Oceanography,NSDL,Biological oceanography,coral symbiosis,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Space sciences,threats to coral reefs,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Space Science,coral reef research,Biology,Environmental science,Coral reef,Education,Life Science,Astronomy,Middle School,coral reef protection,Science,Ecology,Chemistry,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20071113184736664T,coral reef habitats,coral biology,NSDL_SetSpec_2954993,NOAA Education Integration,High School,NOAA Ecosystem Mission,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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