Distribution of Corals: Links for Teachers
NOAA's National Ocean Service Corals Tutorial
NOAA's National Ocean Service supports in research and efforts to conserve coral ecosystems. On this Web site, you will find an online tutorial with animations, video, and a “roadmap” of NOAA corals Web Sites.
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources
Dive In: An Ocean Quest
In this webquest, you and your team are selected to be part of the crew on the ship, Detective Divers. You will be exploring the ocean to learn about coral reef ecosystems.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment
Reef Ecology Teaching Unit
Secondary level students will explore the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem and gain an appreciation of the diversity of life it contains and the evolutionary processes that have shaped the plants and animals that live there.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Assessment, Inquiry Materials
NOAA's Ocean Explorer Mission Plan: Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Habitats
Current knowledge of the distribution of corals is limited to sporadic reports of coral observations and sample collections. These reports indicate that deep-water coral colonies are likely to be widely distributed. Join a team of explorers as they find out more.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia