Coelenterates are very primitive animals that are invertebrates. They live in water and have stinging tentacles that they use to capture food and defend themselves. Examples of coelenterates are jellyfish, corals, and sea anemones.
Unlike sponges, coelenterates can move through the water to obtain food and escape danger.
If you visit an aquarium, you will probably get to see these amazing animals.
In the meantime, you can watch some beautiful videos of these animals. Just click on the links below.
Students might enjoy reading some great books on this subject to learn more about these interesting invertebrates.