Tracking Coral Health in the Caribbean SeaWebcasts & Online
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1 – 2pm EDT
Join MarineGEO's Leah Harper to learn about her important work studying the health of coral reef ecosystems throughout the Caribbean Sea. Leah will share how MarineGEO monitors corals and the important reef ecosystems they support, assesses fish and invertebrate biodiversity, and tracks a contagious coral disease, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, that has been moving throughout the Caribbean. She will explain how her work is part of MarineGEO's larger effort to understand how corals, fish, and invertebrates interact to maintain diverse and thriving tropical marine ecosystems.
- This webinar is designed for students in grades 3-5. It will be approximately 45 minutes with interactive polls and Q&A, followed by a 15-minute Q&A.
- The primary goals of this webinar are to help students find value in studying the natural world, build their interest and personal connections to science, and learn about science careers.
This program will be presented via Zoom video webinar. A link to join the webinar will be emailed to registrants and published on this page before the program.
About Smithsonian Science How
Connect your students to Smithsonian science experts in this series of free live, interactive webinars. Hosted by Smithsonian educators, this series will connect your students to authentic science, discoveries, and collections while inviting them to participate in live polls and ask and answer questions throughout.
Free; registration is requested.
Online; Internet connection required