We, the Reef

This resource brings together poetry and science to explore the symbiotic relationship between algae and coral reefs. It includes a step-by-step guide to using improvisation to create your own poem, inspired by 'We, the Reef', a new poem by Caleb Parkin, Jane Hills, and Isla Keesje Davidson, commissioned for About Us.

Key Stages 2-4

Topics: symbiosis, zooxanthellae algae and coral reefs, climate change, collaboration,improvisation

Literary features: ecopoetry, voice, personification, creative writing