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Protecting Coral Reefs - Poster Making

Much of coral reef destruction is caused by humans. In this performance task, create an educational poster that will raise public awareness about how to protect this vital habitat. Be sure to use the specific facts you learned from your reading about coral reefs. You can use the facts boxes and graphics provided below or create your own.

Protecting Coral Reefs - Poster Making
Protecting Coral Reefs - Poster Making
Protecting Coral Reefs - Poster Making

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

Here is an example of citing this page:

Amsel, Sheri. "Protecting Coral Reefs - Poster Making" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2019. July 16, 2019
< http://www.exploringnature.org/db/view/Protecting-Coral-Reefs-Poster-Making >

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