Students to Create Coral Reef Display at Birch Aquarium
Author: Deborah Sullivan Brennan
Source: North County Times
July 25, 2012
"Birch Aquarium and a sister aquarium in Taiwan will educate kids about coral reef conservation by engaging 30 middle school students to set up live coral reef aquariums.
The students, from High Tech Middle School in San Diego, and Pingtung, Taiwan, will work with coral scientists and aquarium staff to create coral reef displays that represent ecosystems in each other's country.
Beginning this fall, scientists from each institution will work with teachers and scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Taiwan's National Museum of Marine Biology to bring coral reef science and hands-on learning to local students."
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