Broadcast Orientation
Date: 31 January 2001
Topic: Sediments-Types and Distribution
  • Introduce sediment types-carbonate and siliceous oozes, clays, terrigenous, wind blown, ice rafted
  • Introduce identification tools
  • Introduce Modern Reef Distribution
  • Discuss limiting factors for reefs
  • Discuss sediment types associated with reefs
  • Discuss results from ship lithostratigraphy
  • Q/A with emails
Broadcast Resources

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Teacher's Notes
Note: Teachers please follow the link below to print a classroom set of this week's student journal activity sheets. The activity sheet includes the Weekly Weather Log not just the questions given below.

Student Journal Question/ Activity
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1. Why is sunlight important to reef growth?

2. Are there reefs in the Gulf of Mexico?

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