Target Grades: 5-9
The purpose of this exercise is to study the effects of certain environmental conditions on the coral reef and its associated food web. The lab teaches the students about natural resources, environmental quality, and natural and human induced hazards (including specific sources of pollution). Includes two activities, allow three class periods. Required, but not included: clear plastic 2L bottles, liquid fertilizer, and small light sources. Designed for 24 students working in six groups of four.
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