Clever clouds to cool coral reef
Read the article from The Week.
Investigate Most people have heard of the Great Barrier Reef off the north east coast of Australia but there are many other reefs around the world. Research one of these and write a fact file about it, stating where and how big it is, and describing some of the wildlife that inhabits it.
Hold a Debate with your family If the coronavirus outbreak has taught us anything, it must be the need to listen to experts. Over recent years, it has become fashionable to cast doubt on the work and advice of experts in many fields, including climate change. Coral bleaching is just one of the consequences. Should we take steps to make sure that all the decisions that affect the world have a scientific basis? Perhaps warnings could be attached to any ideas that are not supported by expert opinion. Or would that interfere with free speech and the discussion of new ideas? Perhaps it might mean that genuinely good suggestions are rejected because they have not been tested yet. What do you think?
Mrs Mbisa and Miss Pluck had a go at answering a SPaG test. Can you mark it for us? If any are wrong, can you work out the correct answer?