back button

100 dpi image

The education department of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary takes several programs into the schools each year. Coral Reef Classroom, shown here, is a program where the coral reef is the classroom and students are marine scientists for a day. Middle school students learn firsthand basic coral reef ecosystem ecology, strategies of Sanctuary management, and scientific techniques for monitoring various oceanographic parameters that characterize the "health" of the coral reef. This program involves a classroom presentation, a day on a boat using scientific equipment, recording data, guided snorkeling discussions, and pre- and post-tests. (photo:Heather Dine - Florida Keys NMS)

Download/Display 300 dpi image
NOAA logo Revised June 20, 2011 by Sanctuaries Web Group
Many links leave the National Marine Sanctuary Web Site - please view our Link Disclaimer for more information
National Ocean Service | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/pgallery/pgflorida/human/human_15.html