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?