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How to Construct Four Paper Models that Describe Island Coral Reefs

Directions and pattern for making a Fringing Reef

Pattern for Making a Fringing Reef Pattern for Making a Fringing Reef

Fringing Reef Instructions

Step 1. Cut out the pattern.

Cut out the pattern
Make creases and fold along solid lines so the printed side faces outward.

Step 2. Make creases and fold along solid lines so the printed side faces outward.

Glue the marked tabs.

Step 3. Glue the marked tabs.

Assembling the model

Step 4. Assembling the model.

Finished fringing reef should look like this!

Finished fringing reef should look like 'C'.

Finished fringing reef should look like this

Step 5. The assembled model should look like this.

Continue to the next model: Barrier Reef
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