Changing Planet: Fading Corals

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Show the six-minute video, "Changing Planet: Fading Corals," and then demonstrate how calcium carbonate forms a precipitate in the presence of carbon dioxide. Separate your scientists into small groups to gather information about coral communities and introduce them to the real life date found in ReefGIS. As a result of their research and exploration, each group presents a status report of an individual coral reef in a classroom "Coral Reef Roundtable" discussion. This is a revealing resource to use when your class is studying climate change, coral reefs, or marine ecosystems.

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Grade
6th - 9th
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Science
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3 days
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