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A Reef of Your Own

Lesson Plan Overview

Students learn what physiological, ecological, and behavioral strategies contribute to the success of reef-building corals.

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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