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NOAA Coral Reef Watch: Remote Sensing and Coral Reefs
Developed by a fifth grade teacher, the Remote Sensing and Coral Reefs curriculum includes lesson plans, which feature links to additional information, and PowerPoint presentations. Topics discussed include altimetry, phytoplankton and ocean color, symbiosis and coral anatomy, sea surface temperature and coral bleaching, and conservation. The lesson plans can be used in sequence or by themselves.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Curriculum
    • Lesson plan
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
Satellite and Information Service

Publisher: Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Environmental Satellite