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Provides services and information for coral reef researchers and the public. Site FAQs cover technical background on coral reef biology, ecology, biodiversity, and coral diseases. Other resources: coral literature listings; classroom modules; coral cam on a Caribbean reef. Coral list serve allows discussion between researchers and others interested in coral reefs. Links to Coral Reef Early Warning ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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In this unit, students examine published data that address the causes of coral and seagrass decline in Florida. The activities engage students in data analysis and hypothesis-testing and will increase their understanding of the complexities of ecological phenomena. The figure sets use data on coral diversity, nitrogen limitation in the ocean, photosynthetic/respiratory balance in corals, loss of seagrasses ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Ecology
 
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This text and accompanying video discuss coral reefs, the largest structures of biological origin on Earth. The video segment, from the television program 'ZOOM', is narrated by a Florida girl who discusses the ancient coral from which the Florida Keys are made, as well as the warm, shallow waters of the present-day environment. Discussion questions are also provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology, Biological oceanography
 
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This site offers information about the mission of the R.V. Heraclitus, the research vessel of the Planetary Coral Reef Foundation, which began in 1995 and is expected to conclude in 2010. Expedition goals are outlined. These include gathering baseline information on the condition of selected reef ecosystems, supporting the monitoring and mapping of reefs using satellite technology, furthering knowledge ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Describes the unique Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) Ecosystem Reserve. Provides resources focused on NWHI coral reef ecosystems, and introductions to reef research, management and protection activities. Educational outreach includes: teacher workshops; student activities, and a Discovery Center in Hilo, Hawaii that features exhibits and activities for schools and the public. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This site is designed to inform scientific and general audiences about some of the important questions of modern climate variability and the uses of corals to understand past climate. As part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) contribution to the International Year of the Reef (IYOR), this coral paleoclimatology resource discusses the relationship between the health of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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The lessons presented in this EarthLabs module on corals expose students to some of the most current scientific research, data, and visualizations in a way that allows them to become active participants in both learning about and conserving coral reefs. Students learn about the factors that influence coral reef health, why coral reefs matter to humans, and how coral reefs will respond to a warming ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity
Subject: Climatology, Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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This web-based lesson focuses on the physiological, ecological, and behavioral strategies that contribute to the success of reef-building corals. Students will learn to describe and explain the importance of asexual and sexual reproductive strategies to reef-building corals, why it is important that the corals have a nutritional strategy that includes both photosynthesis and carnivory, two behaviors ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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The Coral Bleaching: Making our Oceans Whiter lesson was developed by National Geographic. This lesson plan deals with coral reefs and the recent increase in coral bleaching. The students will be learning about the ecology of reefs, the habitats they create, the algal symbiosis that ends with bleaching, and the role of human impact. The plan also outlines a role-playing debate for the students, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Physical geography, Biological oceanography
 
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Coral Reef Connections explores the different reef zones of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the biodiversity that has evolved there, and the interactions between the many species, their environment, and each other. Users can navigate through a virtual "dive" on the reef, select various organisms, and view the types of relationships they have with each other. Links to related topics and web activities ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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