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Caution! Do Not Bleach

Lesson Plan Overview

Students learn why coral reefs are important, and what possible explanations are for the phenomenon known as coral bleaching.

Source NOAA Ocean Service
Subjects Life Science
Grades 9-12

Literacy Principles:

OLP#1: The Earth has one big ocean with many features.OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.

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