AXA XL CORAL LIVE 2019 - Live lessons from the Caribbean

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From 11 – 15 Nov, classrooms around the world can join #CoralLive2019 to learn from coral experts and Encounter Edu's expedition team!

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Dive into the world of live lessons with AXA XL Coral Live!

Treat your students to an inspiring series of interactive live lessons to help them learn about the preservation of coral reefs at this year’s AXA XL Coral Live event.

Hosted at the CARMABI Marine Research and Biodiversity station in the Caribbean on 11-15 November, AXA XL Coral Live connects elementary and secondary students to frontline researchers.

The live events offer teachers a unique way to explore – through the geography and STEM curricula – field research investigating the restoration of endangered coral species and vulnerable ecosystems.

Covering less than one percent of the marine environment, coral reefs are home to a quarter of ocean species and are important nursery habitats for edible fish. Climate change, coastal development, pollution, and over-fishing are threatening these habitats that an estimated one billion humans depend on.

AXA XL Coral Live is a great way to deliver education for the UN Sustainable Development Goals particularly SDG 13 on climate change and SDG 14 on oceans. Teachers can register for any of the 25 free live lessons, which will help to build competences such as developing literacy, working scientifically and gaining knowledge direct from experts in the field.

Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop, educator and founder of Encounter Edu, will be broadcasting live from the CARMABI, hosting field researchers, marine biologists and science communicators to explore the daily themes of corals and restoration, ecosystems, threats to the reef climate change and ocean acidification, and adaptation.

Teachers are encouraged to sign up for the live investigations, interactive interviews with experts and the ask-me-anything sessions. Each broadcast has a host of supporting resources from activities and lesson plans to galleries which can be accessed when registering on Encounter Edu.

Classes that book first will be given priority with their pre-submitted questions - so, don’t miss out and book today!

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