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Learning Ocean Science through Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 10 inquiry-based lessons in this collection, developed for NOAA Voyages of Discovery and the Ocean Explorer WebSite, give young oceanographers experience using scientific data and modeling scientific work and thinking. Beginning with...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Coral Bleaching

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is coral bleaching? Tackle a trendy topic with a narrated animation. Through a combination of video and illustration, the narrator introduces viewers to a coral reef, then goes inside a coral polyp to show its symbiotic relationship...
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Coral Reefs: Ecosystems Full of Life

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Coral reefs contain some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. Introduce reef residents to youngsters with a three-minute video. While the content is educational, it is not particularly engaging or clear. You may choose to skip the...
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Changing Planet: Fading Corals

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Show the six-minute video, "Changing Planet: Fading Corals," and then demonstrate how calcium carbonate forms a precipitate in the presence of carbon dioxide. Separate your scientists into small groups to gather information about coral...
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Coral Reefs and Climate Change

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Coral reefs cover less than one percent of the ocean floor, yet more than 25 percent of marine life lives in coral reefs. A colorful, engaging video describes the health of coral reefs and why the formations matter. The first lesson in a...
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Coral Snapshots

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Using photographs and a coral reef identification key, junior marine biologists compare changes in coral cover for a No-Take Area and the surrounding unprotected area. The data that is collected is then analyzed for richness,...
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Coral Reef Ecosystem

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The coral reef ecosystem is abundant and lively. Dive in for an underwater view of the species living there. Polyps, urchin, barracudas, and eels (among others) exist in part because of the sun's presence in this ecosystem. Use this as...
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Deep-Sea Ecosystems – Cool Corals

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Young oceanographers research deep sea corals that thrive on chemosynthesis. The instructional activity focuses on the biology of the animal, preferred habitat, associations, and interactions.
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Deep-Sea Corals

For Students 6th - 12th
Come take a peak at the corals in the deep. Science scholars discover the hidden world of deep-sea corals in the third installment of a 13-part series. Topics include the differences between shallow water and deep-sea corals, the slow...
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What Happens When You Zap Coral With The World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
By examining coral skeletons with powerful X-ray technology, scientists are able to track climate change before written records were produced. Learn how in a fascinating video short video.
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Build a Coral Polyp

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build a coral polyp out of a banana, straw, oyster crackers, sprinkles, and more. In this coral polyp lesson plan, students also list the differences between plants and animals.
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Investigating Coral Bleaching Using Data in the Classroom

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Approximately 93 percent of the individual reefs in the Great Barrier Reef suffer from coral bleaching. Scholars learn how scientists monitor coral bleaching around the world as part of a larger series. They use actual data to answer...
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Ocean Scenes and Coral Reefs

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore plants and animals that live at various ocean levels, including beaches and coral reefs. They demonstrate their comprehension of ocean layers and life with chalk drawings. Students draw details of plant and animal life,...
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Corals and Chemistry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
After demonstrating the use of cabbage juice as a pH indicator, have your class experiment with their own breath, exhaling into the indicator, to show that carbon dioxide is acidic. As learners work, they also watch a video about coral...
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Exploring the Deep 4 | Corals in the Cold

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know coral is actually an animal? Even stranger, corals used to be found primarily in cold water regions! Explore the deep with the help of underwater robotics.
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Coral Reef Fish Survey Simulation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
With a discussion and a brief film, introduce populations. Using paper fish models, your class participates in a simulation in which they survey numbers of fish. As a class, they tally up the different types. The challenge with this...
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Coral Reefs in Hot Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Global warming is leaving coral reefs in hot water. What does that mean for their survival? Find out as scholars use authentic satellite data to explore the issue. Learners look for global trends in the data and research the effects the...
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Coral Reef Fish Danger - Blue Planet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Coral reefs are the most diverse communities in the world, but what happens when fishermen catch the fish before they reach a state of maturity? Every year, over 30,000 tons of reef fish come into Hong Kong to be sold at the fish...
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Create a Coral Reef

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewScholars create a diorama to showcase a vibrant coral reef. Six steps walk pupils through setting up the diorama box, crafting four different types of marine life, and putting it all together. 
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Make an Edible Coral Reef

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Coral reefs are full of an abundance of life and color. Why not celebrate it with an edible coral reef? Learners and teachers alike use cake, icing, and candies to create a tasty version of a coral reef that's complete with colors,...
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Climate, Corals and Change

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Global warming isn't just an issue on land; deep ocean waters are also showing troubling signs. Young scientists learn more about deep water corals and the many recent discoveries researchers have made. Then they examine data related to...
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Deep-Sea Ecosystems – A Tale of Deep Corals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many have debated which came first, the chicken or the egg, but this lesson debates which came first, the hydrocarbons or the carbonate reef. After a discussion on deep-sea corals, scholars receive a set of questions to research and...
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Pipeline to the Coral Reefs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover firsthand the effects of internal waves on coral reefs. Through a series of experiments, learners simulate internal waves and upwelling events as they make observations on the movement of water and other debris. They then...

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