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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: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources
Stopping the Demise of the World's Coral Reefs
This lesson plan illustrates that interdependent ecosystems can be destroyed when one of the habitats in that ecosystem experiences distress or harm.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Inquiry Materials
Animals of the Coral Reef
Explore the different populations of organisms that inhabit a coral reef. The alphabetical bar at the top of the page makes finding any organism easy.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia
Dive In: An Ocean Quest
You and your team have been selected to be part of the crew on the ship, Detective Divers. In this webquest, you will be exploring the oceans to learn about coral reef ecosystems.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Inquiry Materials
NOAA's Ocean Explorer Lesson Plan: Seals, Corals, and Dollars
Students investigate the ecological relationship between Hawaiian monk seals and deep-water precious corals in this lesson from a NOAA Ocean Exploration expedition to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
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NOAA's Ocean Explorer Lesson Plan: Who’s Your Neighbor?
Deep in the ocean off the coast of North and South Carolina lies a mainly unexplored coral habitat. This lesson asks students to do Internet research and then discuss data compiled by an expedition to this area. Feeding strategies and habitat interactions are a focus.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Assessment