Impact of Oceanic Environmental Issues


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Which of the following is a result of increased sea temperatures on coral reefs?

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1. Why is ocean acidification bad for coral?

2. Which of the following is true about increased surface temperatures due to global warming?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check to see how much you know about the effects of oceanic environmental problems with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to be familiar with ocean acidification and why it's bad for coral, among other aspects of this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • How coral reefs are affected by increased sea temperatures
  • A negative affect of ocean acidification on coral
  • Increased surface temperatures caused by global warming
  • A coastal ecosystem that's affected by rising sea levels
  • The primary cause of oceanic environmental problems

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between increased sea temperatures and coral reefs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about rising sea levels affecting a coastal ecosystem
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about increased surface temperatures resulting from global warming in a different light

Additional Learning

Delve further into this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Impact of Oceanic Environmental Issues. Here's the kind of information you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • Impact of too many greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
  • How zooxanthellae helps corals
  • Elements in coral structures
  • A problem with lionfish