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Introduction to Coral Reefs

Lesson Plan Overview

In this lesson, students will get a basic understanding of corals and coral reefs. Students will learn about common coral species that live in the reefs of Hawaii.

Source NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
Subjects Geography Life Science
Grades 3-5

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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