Coral Reef Lesson for Kids


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What is an ecosystem?

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1. Almost all coral reefs are in _____ temperature waters.

2. Most of the world's reefs are located in which oceans?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Coral reefs are important for supporting plant and animal life in the ocean. With these practice questions, you'll be asked to identify several key facts about coral reefs, including where they're located and what types of coral are found in them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These learning tools will test you on:

  • Ecosystems
  • Coral reef water temperatures
  • Location of most of the world's coral reefs
  • Types of coral

Skills Practiced

In this quiz, you'll practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - be able to compare and contrast the different types of coral
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on coral reef facts
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the term ecosystem

Additional Learning

To get more information on coral reefs, read the related lesson called Coral Reef Lesson for Kids. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the types of sea life that live in coral reefs
  • Define zooxanthellae
  • Understand how much of the world's oceans are made up of coral reefs