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How to Construct Four Paper Models that Describe Island Coral Reefs

Directions and pattern for making an Atoll

Pattern for Making an Atoll

Atoll Instructions

Pattern for Making an Atoll

Step 1. Cut out the pattern.

Pattern for Making an Atoll

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

Assemble the model.

Step 3. Glue the marked tabs.

Assemble the model.

Step 4. Assemble the model. Finished atoll should look like a 'C'.

Final product looks like this

Step 5. The assembled model should look like this.

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