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:
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.