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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
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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