Where are the animals? Levels 4-6
In this activity, students will learn about the differences and diversities found among the organisms that live in coral reefs presenting two different scenarios: one is healthy, while the other is degraded. They will learn the important role a coral reef has in maintaining the ecosystems and organisms around it healthy. The following links contain more information:
Instructions and content standards (science and mathematics)
Image of a degraded coral reef
Activity: Coral Bleaching Level 7-12
Coral bleaching will be evaluated by using oceanic temperature data obtained through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) buoys in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from 2005 through 2011.
Instructions, content standards (science and mathematics) and questions