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How to Construct Four Paper Models that Describe Island Coral Reefs

Directions and pattern for making a Barrier Reef

Pattern for Making a Barrier Reef

Pattern for Making a Barrier Reef

Barrier Reef Instructions

Cut Out Pattern for Making a Barrier Reef

Step 1. 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.

Assemble the model. Finished barrier reef should look like 'C'.

Step 4. Assemble the model. Finished barrier reef should look like 'C'.

Assembled model of barrier reef

Step 5. The assembled model should look like this.

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