Bank On It! Environment
In this science activity, students complete a cloze activity about coral reefs. They select words from a word box to fill in the 15 blanks in the article. This activity could also be used for reading comprehension in a language arts class.
6th - 7th Science 4 Views 20 Downloads
How do living and non-living structures affect coral reef habitats?
Students create model coral reefs showing surface area and including examples of communities. In this coral reef lesson plan, students research and explore the functions or benefits from a coral reef. Students design a benthic habitat....
5th - 6th Math
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Conserving our Spectacular, Vulnerable Coral Reefs
A three-minute clip covers a new strategy for protecting the coral reefs of Fiji while still allowing fishermen to harvest the fish that people survive on. Connectivity is the name of the game. This colorfully animated resource is a...
3 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Secret Lives of Baby Fish
Dive into an exploration of the life cycles of coral reef fish with this short instructional video. Starting off as larvae floating in the oceans' currents, these little fish can travel thousands of miles, avoiding numerous hazards as...
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable