Wanek School of Natural Sciences
Culp Planetarium

Expedition Reef


Learn about the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” as you embark on an oceanic safari through the world’s most vibrant—and endangered—marine ecosystems.

Narrated by Tony Award® winner Lea Salonga, Expedition Reef immerses you in a spectacular undersea adventure. Discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth—while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing.

Produced by California Academy of Sciences.

26 minutes
Suitable for: 
College, General Audiences, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Target Audience:
Grades 1-8, Grades 9-12, Adults
Covered Subject Areas:
Earth Science, Life Science & Nature
Plot Keywords:
animals, science, oceans, sea, climate, biology, environment, landscape
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