Name: Madelynne Jameson Chasing Coral Video Worksheet 1. Where does much of the seafood we eat begin life? Coral reefs 2. What do our oceans control? The weather, the climate, the oxygen we breathe, etc 3. What is the name of the project designed to reveal the oceans to the world? XL Catlin Seaview Survey 4. How much Acropora palmate remains in the Florida Keys? .01% 5. A coral is made up of thousands of small structures called ___? Polyps 6. What is the function of these cells that live inside the polyp? Circular mouth surrounded by tentacles, which contains plants (micro algae) and creates their own food. Can be millions in on single animal. 7. What was the only thing researchers could find that could cause corals to turn white? The death of the coral reefs. Raising the temperatures by 2 degrees Celsius. It is a stress response similar to a human fever. 8. The researcher’s first attempt at documenting the reef relied on underwater ___?
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