Marine Resources: Characteristics, Formation & Management


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Which of the following is NOT a marine resource?

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1. Which of the following describes the formation of coral reefs?

2. Which of the following is not a major threat to marine resources?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Oceans and marine environments provide a huge number of resources that support and enrich the lives of people all over the world. This lesson helps you understand the evolution of different types of resources, the value of different aspects of marine environments and the challenges involved in ensuring marine resources remain sustainable.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As part of this assessment, you'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Types of marine resources
  • The evolution of coral reefs
  • Types of coral reefs
  • The impact of human behavior on marine resources
  • Strategies to conserve marine resources

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information on different types of marine resources and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the issues surrounding the use and conservation of marine resources
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain the some of the problems involved in harvesting and exploiting marine resources

Additional Learning

To understand more about the use and value of different aspects of the oceans, read the accompanying lesson, Marine Resources: Characteristics, Formation & Management. This lesson focuses on the following goals:

  • Understand the scope of marine resources
  • Explain the various types of ocean-based energy resources
  • Describe the inherent conflicts involved in managing the fishing industry
  • Explain the different benefits of marine resources
  • Understand the importance of coral reefs