California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Coral Reefs and Climate Change

We’re all connected to coral reefs, even if we’re thousands of miles away. Learn more about how our actions impact reefs, and why the time is now to protect them. 

(6 minutes)

While you watch this video, think about the four questions below. Share your answers with a friend or family member or just think in your head.

  • How do carbon dioxide and other fossil fuels hurt coral reefs?
  • Why do you think it is important to help protect coral reefs?
  • What are some ways the Academy is helping to protect coral reefs?
  • What are things you can do to help save coral reefs?

Listen to guiding questions



Science @ Home

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