In this chapter you have read about the "Land Down Under," Australia. In addition to unusual animals, friendly people, and dangerous crocodiles, Australia has the Great Barrier Reef. Every year thousands of visitors snorkel or scuba dive around the Reef to enjoy an underwater view of one of nature's most incredible creations.
Destination Title: Great Barrier Reef
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Start at National Geographic's Great Barrier Reef Web site.
- Read the introduction and then click on Dive Now.
- Scroll over the images and explore the information that appears. Use the arrows to move from the "Deep Sea" to the "Shoreline."
- Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.