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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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