Coral Reefs: Nurseries of the Sea

Go under the sea to experience the lively metropolis of the coral reef! This exhibit will enrich the mind with the colors and variety of one of Earth's most biodiverse ecosystems.  Learning objectives include:

Biology of Corals – Coral animals have been around since before the dinosaurs.  Learn all about this amazing creature and how they help sustain over one million species of plants and animals.

Our dependence on the reef - coral reefs prove their invaluable worth by providing everything from food and shelter to cancer-fighting medicines and more.  

Dangers to coral reefs - Coral reefs may be gone even before we can fully understand them.  Learn about the many threats facing coral reefs, including how our fascination with reefs can be harmful.

Conservation efforts - Efforts to help conserve coral reefs include large-scale initiatives and dedicated individual action.  Pick a single action from the exhibit recommendations and have a collective effect in saving this natural wonder.

Exhibit Panels:

This exhibit comprises of four panels: Nurseries of the Sea (8ft. by 5ft.), Coral are Amazing! (5ft. by 5ft.), Coral Reefs are in Danger ( 5ft. by 5ft.), and Things YOU Can Do (5ft. by 5ft.).



Teacher's Guide, Activities and Reference Material:

Enhance the experience of the exhibit when you use our Teacher's Guide!  The supplemental materials, including original content and activities by NatureExhibits, as well as external resources, make you an instant expert on coral reefs and keep you in-the-know.

Teachers Guide

Installation Instructions

How To Reserve This Exhibit:

You can place a hold on the exhibit for dates after September 15, 2015 by using our "Contact Us" form.  We will contact you to work out the details. Please review our rental agreement below:

  • Rental Agreement

Our exhibits are available for display at your location in two week blocks.  While the exhibit is available free of charge, there is a $95 shipping & handling fee and a $500 deposit on each rental. Etc, etc.....

Please use the calendar and booking functions below to secure this exhibit, etc, etc.....

The Paly Foundation focuses on educational efforts that highlight the importance of conserving and protecting diverse natural habitats and wildlife populations. Please see for additional information.