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HIDDEN TREASURES. WHAT IS CORAL’S SECRET OF SURVIVAL?. AROUND THE WORLD, IN WARM AND SHALLOW WATERS, CORAL REEFS ARE A DAZZLING DIVERSITY OF LIFE. EXPERIMENT TO DETERMINE THE TEMPERATURE OF WATER IN WHICH CORAL WILL FLOURISH!. O°. 20°. 30°.

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What is coral s secret of survival

HIDDEN TREASURES

WHAT IS CORAL’S SECRET OF SURVIVAL?


What is coral s secret of survival

AROUND THE WORLD, IN WARM AND SHALLOW WATERS, CORAL REEFS ARE A DAZZLING DIVERSITY OF LIFE.


What is coral s secret of survival

EXPERIMENT TO

DETERMINE THE TEMPERATURE OF WATER IN

WHICH CORAL WILL

FLOURISH!

20°

30°


What is coral s secret of survival

The structure of coral reefs consist of limestone formations or coral rocks built by millions of little animals known as coral polyps.


What is coral s secret of survival

Crab

Lion Fish

Clown Fish

Coral Reef Creatures

Sea Horse

Jellyfish

Angel Fish


What is coral s secret of survival

GRAVEYARD

SPLENDOUR

TO


What is coral s secret of survival

THREATS TO CORAL:


What is coral s secret of survival

DIVERS CARELESSLY TOUCH CORAL.


What is coral s secret of survival

People throw waste in the water.


What is coral s secret of survival

Takes many forms but generally causes damage to coral reefs by dirtying ocean water

POLLUTION


What is coral s secret of survival

Natural threats

Parrotfish and starfish eat coral


What is coral s secret of survival

Natural threats

During very low tide coral is exposed to the sun and it dries up.


What is coral s secret of survival

SYMBIOSIS

Clownfish are always found with sea anemones,

which provide them with a home and protect them

from enemies.

Clownfish repays the sea anemone

by chasing away its enemies, such as butterfly fish which

love to eat sea anemones.

CLOWNFISH


What is coral s secret of survival

The value of coral to mankind

Medicines:

Coral reef plants and animals are important sources of new medicines being developed to treat cancer, arthritis, heart disease, viruses etc.


What is coral s secret of survival

Recreation:Millions of scuba divers,

snorklers, fisherman as well as tourists.

visit coral reefs.

Economies receive income from visitors to

reefs through:

hotels

Fishing trips

diving


What is coral s secret of survival

A NATURAL STORM BARRIER

A coral reef structure buffers shorelines against waves, storms and floods helping to prevent loss of life, property, damage and erosion.


What is coral s secret of survival

PROTECT CORAL REEFS


What is coral s secret of survival

WHAT IS CORAL’S SECRET OF SURVIVAL?

CORAL’S SECRET OF SURVIVAL IS ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH

SEA CREATURES

AND BOTH NEED TO BE PROTECTED

FROM HUMAN DESTRUCTION.


What is coral s secret of survival

PRESENTATION

COMPILED BY GILAD TABUL (GRADE 3)

AND MRS MOOIMAN

www.coralreef.noaa.gov/outreach/thingsyoucando.htlm

www.tropicalfishdata.com/marine/coral

www.starfish.ch/reef/reef.html

Carson-Dellosa Publ.CD-1706

www.marine.uq.edu.au/ohg/acid/

www.enchantedlearning.com/report/animal/index.shtml

http://216.168.47.67/cis-fishnet/Crest/CR14.htm

www.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/oceans/patty/pcoral4.htm

Microsoft Encarta reference Library 2005.

www.biobcc.net/ocean/marinesci/04benthon/crform.htm

www.answers.com/coral+reef&r=-67


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