World Ocean Curriculum - Coral Reefs

Coral Reefs
Living Oceans Foundation Coral Reefs Ecology Curriculum
April 15, 2024

Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has compiled a vast and innovative catalog of coral reef educational materials. From mixed media to custom-built lesson plans, answer keys, and activities to a VR app and games designed for learning, the Education Portal is designed to engage and inspire students to learn about coral reefs and to become stewards of this vital ecosystem.

Ocean School
April 25, 2023

Ocean School is a free environmental education resource for students in grades 5-12. Inspiring and immersive multimedia resources featuring linear and 360˚ videos, VR/AR, interactive media and hands-on projects and activities are offered in English and French. Cross-curricular content spans science, social studies, language arts and more.

The Ocean Adventure
January 5, 2023

Offers school assembly programs complete with a set of thematic, multi-disciplinary curriculum materials. Choose from the following program topics: animal adaptations, manatees, sharks, whales, kelp forests, coral reefs, volcanoes, or ocean careers & technology, Grades K-8.

National Marine Sanctuaries Teacher Programs
January 5, 2023

The National Marine Sanctuary Program aims to provide teachers with resources and training to support ocean literacy in America's classrooms. Lesson plans, exciting activities for students, possible research projects, and extensive background information for teachers. Grades 3-12.

Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum
January 4, 2023

In mid-2016 the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launched their Education Portal, an online platform containing their comprehensive coral reef ecology curriculum complete with lesson plans, quizzes, videos, and interactives designed to educate people about the importance of coral reefs. This a free resource and is aligned to the US Common Core, the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Ocean Literacy Principles.

Coral Reef Ecosystem Resource Collection
January 4, 2023

Explore this collection of NOAA webinars, lesson plans, posters, videos, infographics, virtual reality and more to learn about coral reef ecosystems provided thanks to the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries’ efforts within the sanctuary system to preserve them and limit the impacts they face.