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Coral Adaptations Inquiry Lab

Lesson Plan Overview

Students will be able design physical structures to build a coral that is adapted to environmental conditions within the classroom. After construction, students will be able to communicate about the successful components of their design in terms of environmental factor influence.

Source Moorea Coral Reef LTER Education
Subjects Marine Biology
Grades 6-8

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

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