This resource examines changes in coral colony and distribution as a result of temperature changes. It is a good method to test the impact of climate change on coral reefs. This is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
Reading: Science & Technical Subjects (6-12)
9-10.RST.7 Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form and translate information expressed visually or mathematically into words.
11-12.RST.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Data Reasoning and Probability (9-12)
HS.DR.A.1 Formulate multivariable statistical investigative questions and determine how data from samples can be collected and analyzed to provide an answer.
HS.DR.C.10 Use data to compare two groups, describe sample variability, and decide if differences between parameters are significant based on the statistics.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
HS.ESS3.4 Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
HS.LS2.7 Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.