During this activity, you will use some common food items to make a model of a coral polyp.
Try this with a group of friends and see how many incredible edible polyps you can make to create a coral colony or reef. What else could you add to your incredible edible polyp to make it more realistic?
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Science | Ages 7 - 11
These resources for ages 7-11 are based on the journeys undertaken by science teams taking part in the XL Catlin Seaview Survey expeditions. These resources present a complete scheme of work for the science classroom, covering core science and sustainability curriculum areas as well as enhancing students' creative and communications skills.
Science | Ages 14 - 16
This Coral Oceans GCSE Science unit of work challenges students to think about the impact they have on coral reefs as they study their importance, the consequences of threats and how to protect them. The cumulative approach to this unit means students will develop skills throughout to complete a decision-making exercise in the last lesson.