Coral Reefs GCSE Geography Resources & Revision Materials

Download the GCSE Geography Ecosystems: Coral Reefs Resources module

This module contains:

  •  An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

Ecosystems: Coral Reefs

Corals are carbonate secreting organisms that all have a similar structure, the polyp. These are invertebrates that have a ring of tentacles used to capture their prey. Contrary to popular belief, corals are not plants, but are actually animals, and are closely related to sea anemones.

This ​GCSE ​Ecosystems module introduces coral reefs to your students, explaining:

  • ​What are coral reefs? What are their characteristics?
  • What are the different types of coral reefs?
  • What are the characteristics of warm water coral reefs?
  • What are the different warm-water coral reefs around the world?
  • What is the importance of coral reefs?
  • What are the different threats to coral reefs?

Resource Examples

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