Learn about corals

This page contains resources, activities and links to help bring coral science into classrooms and engage curious minds of all ages.

Coral Comics

Check out these coral comics, a collaborative work between artist Brianna Leahy, Rebecca Vega Thurber and Ryan McMinds.


The NOAA Coral Conservation Program website holds a wealth of information about coral research, issues and the science behind these amazing ecosystems.

A Reef of Your Own

A lesson plan for high school students on the reasons coral reefs succeed. Provided by NOAA.

Introduction to Coral Reefs

A lesson plan from the Smithsonian targeted at elementary school students.