This activity is a fun way to learn about the coral reef, by making your very own reef-in-a-box. You can use your model reef as a reference point for science learning, for instance exploring concepts such as food chains, adaptation, classification and human impacts on the environment.
You can do this activity on your own or in a small group. The number of people you have working on the same reef-in-a-box depends on how much time you have to complete the activity. The more people you have, the faster it should be.
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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.