Archive for March, 2020

Lesson 5: Fish Anatomy

Posted Tuesday March 31, 2020 by Reef Relief

Key Points -What is a fish? -Osteichthyes vs Chondrichthyes -Body shapes -Mouth...

Key Points -What is a fish? -Osteichthyes vs Chondrichthyes -Body shapes -Mouth Shape and location -Tail Shape -Special Adaptations -Scales -Morphology -Anatomy -Fish Dissection Activities: Worksheet 1-  Worksheet 1-Fish Shapes Worksheet...

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Lesson 4: Seagrass Ecosystems

Posted Sunday March 29, 2020 by Reef Relief

Seagrass Ecosystems Key Points -What is it? -Where do you find it?...

Seagrass Ecosystems Key Points -What is it? -Where do you find it? -Seagrass vs Seaweed -Root system -Species in Florida -Epiphytes -Threats Activities: Worksheet 1: Seagrass vs Seaweed Worksheet 1-Seagrass...

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Lesson 3: Mangrove Ecosystems

Posted Wednesday March 25, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson 3: Mangrove Ecosystems Key Points: -What is a mangrove? -How are...

Lesson 3: Mangrove Ecosystems Key Points: -What is a mangrove? -How are they different from other plants? -Where are mangroves found? -What is a propagule? -Red, Black, and White mangroves...

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Lesson 2: Coral Reef Ecosystems

Posted Monday March 23, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: Coral Reefs Key Points: -What is Coral? -Symbiotic Relationships -What type...

Topic: Coral Reefs Key Points: -What is Coral? -Symbiotic Relationships -What type of reefs are there? -Coral Spawning -Benefits of Coral Reefs -How are our corals doing? -Threats to coral...

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Lesson 1: ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAINS

Posted Thursday March 19, 2020 by Reef Relief

ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAINS: FACEBOOK LIVE LESSON : https://www.facebook.com/396247877070277/videos/512266676058504/ Key Points of Lesson:...

ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAINS: FACEBOOK LIVE LESSON : https://www.facebook.com/396247877070277/videos/512266676058504/ Key Points of Lesson: -Biomes/habitats -What is an ecosystem -Types of ecosystems in the world -Types of ecosystems in the ocean -Abiotic...

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Responses to the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Posted Monday March 02, 2020 by Reef Relief

“Ana Zangroniz, Miami-Dade County Extension Agent at UF/IFIS Sea Grant Extension, joined...

“Ana Zangroniz, Miami-Dade County Extension Agent at UF/IFIS Sea Grant Extension, joined Coral Restoration Foundation for its December “Sips and Science” lecture. The dynamic scientist used humor to discuss what...

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Responses to the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Reducing nutrient pollution helps coral resist bleaching

Posted Monday March 02, 2020 by Reef Relief

“Coral reefs are not doomed. Although human activities threaten the iconic ecosystems...

“Coral reefs are not doomed. Although human activities threaten the iconic ecosystems in many different ways, scientists maintain that reefs can continue to thrive with the right assistance. A study...

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Reducing nutrient pollution helps coral resist bleaching