Please note that some content included in this collection is no longer maintained and that some links may no longer work.
These materials include a collection of videos, slideshows, and other resources you may find useful in learning about coral ecosystems, or in educating others about them.
Each resource is available as a pdf download in the table below. Supplemental materials are also identified and linked for select resources. File size is listed for each downloadable file; links with no file size listed are not file downloads
|Biodiversity (mov, 141.0 mb)||Presents Cordell Banks & Humpback Whales National Marine Sanctuaries. (4 mins) Video Transcript (23 kb)||National Geographic & NOAA|
|Hawaiian Hot Spots (mov, 155.45 mb)||Volcanic activity, hot spots, island formation and plate tectonics theory. (3 mins) Video Transcript (20 kb)||National Geographic & NOAA|
|Predators Among Us (mov, 21.23 mb)||Presents threats to oceans - overfishing, pollution and the practice of shark finning. (2 mins) Video Transcript (22 kb)||National Geographic & NOAA|
|Saved by a Shark (mov, 107.6 mb)||Role played by predators & biodiversity in the Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary. (3 mins) Video Transcript (25 kb)||National Geographic & NOAA|
|Temperature Change: 1870-2100 (mov, 26.0 mb)||Model simulation compressing 230 yrs to 46 seconds showing temperature response due to increased atmospheric CO2.||NOAA|
|The Living Reef (mov, 8.51 mb)||A short and inspiring video highlighting the biodiversity and abundance of life that coral reefs support. (2 mins)||Project AWARE|
|Coral ID Slideshow||A illustrated guide that teaches users how to identify and differentiate among many coral species based upon shape, size, and color.||Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative|
|Landlords of the Reef||Introduction to corals that can be used with any grade level.||Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands|
|Northwestern Hawaiian Islands||Plays captivating images of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands accompanied by soothing music.||NWHI Reserve (James Watt)|
|Threats to Corals||A presentation introducing natural and human threats to coral reefs.||Body Glove|
|Saipan Coral Conservation Magnet Image||A presentation introducing natural and human threats to coral reefs.||Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands|
|International Year of the Reef 2008 Song||Song commemorating the International Year of the Reef 2008. Song lyrics (11 kb) and lead sheet (615 kb) are also included.||Body Glove|