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91 resources with the keyterm rain forest

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Soil, Designer Soil: From Rainforests to the Prairie

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the role and importance of soil in the ecosystem.  For this Science and Social Studies lesson, students complete an experiment using various kinds of soil and clay and then examine how soil has a direct impact on our...
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Rain Forest Reporters

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students research and write articles for an imaginary scientific magazine about rain forests. In this rain forest lesson, students research both ecosystems and magazine writing styles. They act as reporters and editors of their own...
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Land Use and Soil Loss

For Students 7th - 9th
In this land use and soil loss instructional activity, students match 5 types of land use with their description and write true or false to 5 statements about the effects of land use and soil loss. The correct false statements to make...
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Rain Forest Acrostic Poem

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this rain forest poetry writing worksheet, students create their own poem, using the provided format. Each line of poetry will begin with the letter highlighted in the title, "Rain Forest."
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Biology: Plants - The Fiber of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, in groups, examine and list the varieties of plants and how they relate to man and the environment. They create plant books complete with leaf samples with sketches and information, grow beans in plastic baggies, and role-play...
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The Study Commission on the Rain Forest

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students, in groups, research the issues of the rainforest considering the opinions of many people who have interests in the rain forest and then present their findings to the class.
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A Stomping Good Time: Using Found Instruments and Invented Rhythms to Make Beautiful Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work in small groups to use everyday objects to create performances inspired by the work of STOMP. They create a system of notation to document the music and movement of a 2-minute performance.
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Really Wild Animals: Will People Change Them Forever?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners consider ways in which human activities in the rain forest might affect the behaviors of some well-known African mammals, particularly those in the Congo River Basin.
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SecondLife Assignment--Rainforest

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the site Second Life about the rain forest and create a portfolio about what they learned. In this rain forest lesson plan, students come up with goals on how to conserve the rain forest.
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Explore the Rainforest in Second Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners create a portfolio of pictures and descriptions of plants in the rain forest from Second Life. In this rain forest lesson plan, students take pictures off of the computer in the Second Life program.
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Stewardship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore deforestation and cultural mandate. In this stewardship lesson, students complete a KWL chart about deforestation and discuss how stewardship relates to the cultural mandate after reading silently in Genesis. Students...
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Ecosystems

For Students 6th - 10th
For this ecosystems worksheet, students match 9 biomes with its correct description of climate and organisms that would live there. Then students interpret 2 graphs to determine what biome is represented by the graph.
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What is Climate?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students read a brief excerpt that compares the various types of climates found on Earth. Then they explain where the low- and high-pressure systems follow each other throughout the year.
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Habitat for Sale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are able to define habitat, and identify the four things that living things need to survive. They are able to describe how living things are adapted to their habitats.
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The Rain Forest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils acquire knowledge about the basics of the tropical rain forest ecosystem. They analyze the cause/effect relationship between humans attitudes and behavior and the evnvironment. Students list the four general layers of vegetation...
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Research and Conservation: Doing the Legwork

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the ways in which geographical studies can be put to practical use, such as in helping to preserve the rain forest. They think about the importance of counting and studying species in an ecosystem, such as the Congo...
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Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how acid rain affects the rain forest. They identify the causes of acid rain, determine how human behavior can affect the environment and discuss ways to prevent acid rain and acid rain damage to the rain forest.
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Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 3/3

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Concluding this three-part episode of Kratt's Creatures the Kratt brothers travel down the river to find even more rainforest animals. We'll learn that each animal has a different job to do in this forest environment, sloths, bugs, and...
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Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 2/3

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Part two in this three-part episode of Kratts's Creatures focuses on the birds, flowers, amphibians, and insects found under the rainforest canopy. They name various animals and differentiate which ones live in the wet and dry parts of...
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Fall 1-The Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain why rain forests have great biodiversity, and list each layer of a rain forest and tell an organism that lives in each. They identify the cause of acid rain and its affect on a rain forest. Students hypothesize the...
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In the Jungle, I Spy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers apply writing process strategies to compose simple sentences describing specific animals of the rainforest in the target language. Then they brainstorm about the rainforest and its animals using a web and make lists of...
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Rain Forest Characteristics

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this earth science worksheet, learners answer 5 questions about the rain forest. They write about the characteristics of this biome, and describe the animals, plants, location, and climate.
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Geological Features of Latin America

For Teachers 9th - 10th
The rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon River are all featured in this simplistic slide show. Intended to show the major geological features common to Latin America, this presentation provides only three geological areas and...
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Land Environments

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this land environments worksheet, students will complete a table by filling in the climate, dominant plants, and characteristic animals for 6 different habitats.