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175 resources with the keyterm rainforest

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Killer Bees

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn about the killer bees in Central America's rainforests in this fantastic video. It discusses why these native honey bees are in danger and why it is important to keep them safe!
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Poison Art Frog

For Teachers 4th - 8th
An awesome video clip from the Discovery Channel discusses the poison dart frog. This species of frog is very unique. Your science class will learn a lot of facts about the poison dart frog throughout this great video.
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Rainforest (Elementary, Social Studies)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Explore the rainforest with your class. Learners study the meaning of the word endangered, choose an animal to study, gather data, and discuss why the animal is in danger of extinction. This is a motivating way to have your class discuss...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Malaysia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Welcome to the land of contemporary sophistication mixed with rich ancient heritage: Malaysia. A blend of Malay, Indian, and Chinese cultures, one will never see so many sights, sounds, and tastes in any other country, or so they say!...
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Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 1/3

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Your may remember the Kratt brothers from their PBS show, Zabomafoo. Here they are in a whole new environment, the rainforest! The silly antics and clear and basic information make this video perfect for children in grades k-3. In this...
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Taking the Boat to Manaus

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders apply the concepts they know regarding mass, volume and density in the previous activities to design a boat. Student teams must make a boat which can travel the waters of the Amazon Rainforest. Each group makes a...
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Rainforest Complexity and Diversity

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the diversity of plants and animals in a rainforest. They watch an online story developed by the Rainforest Alliance, observe and record animals in their local area, explore various websites, and compare and...
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King of the Forest

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners in a special education classroom use the internet to research the characteristics of the rainforest. Individually, they decide whether to write a short story or poem with a main character who lives in the rainforest. To end the...
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Build A Borneo Glider!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students construct a paper glider. In this physics of gliding activity, students first learn about Borneo and it's rainforest habitat. After students discover the way animals in Borneo glide from tree to tree, they use their newly...
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Attack of the Raging River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore mass and volume. In this mass and volume lesson, students pretend to be on a hike and have lost their way. Students must cross a river get back on track. Students must use mass, volume, surface area, density, property...
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Biomes and Plant Growth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders design four biomes models and plant three types of seeds in them to observe growth. In groups for each type of biome, they predict the seeds' growth in each of the settings. Students follow the conditions on a biome chart...
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Rainforest Rescue

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore threats to diversity in the Central African rainforest. They use a guided website to research animals that are threatened with extinction, examine human uses of the rainforest and think about what they can do to help...
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Rainforest Food Chains and Webs

For Teachers 3rd
Have your class discuss rainforest food chains using this resource. Learners explore what happens if some part of the food chain is missing and what effect this has on the environment. This lesson provides a great way to motivate your...
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Layers of the Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different...
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Rainforest Animals of the Amazon Jungle

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Follow several scientists throughout the rainforest as they track a family of otters. This quiet and simple video allows learners to observe these animals the way the scientists do. Have your class view this clip and take field notes in...
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Britannica Kids: Rainforests

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Rainforests only cover about six percent of the earth's surface, yet they capture the imagination of everyone! Explore the rainforest flora and fauna with this informative and colorfully illustrated encyclopedia-style application.
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Birds and Coffee

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the changing seasons with how they affect animal and human behavior. They explain what migration is and why many birds migrate south for the winter. They then trace the coffee sold in their neighborhood and in...
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My Forest or the Rainforest?

For Teachers K
Students explore the flora and fauna of temperate forests and rainforests. They examine the environmental conditions that allow certain plants and animals to live in the rainforest.
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Pop-Up Wildlife Mural

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research life in a rainforest including plants, animals, insects, climate. They discover reasons for the importance of rainforests to the Earth's environment. Students work as a group to create a large 3-D rainforest scene that...
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Perched Parrot Decorative Chair

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss the rainforests and why they are important to the Earth's environment. They study the habitats and characteristics of various animals that live in rainforests. Students build a decorative chair using a rainforest theme.
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Devastating Deforestation Triarama

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students become familiar with the process of deforestation and its impact upon rainforests and people who depend on them. They research endangered and already-extinct species of rainforest animals and plants. Students fabricate a 3D...
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The Rainforests

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students visit various rainforest websites and answer questions about the rainforest in Spanish. They create an oral and visual presentation on the rainforests, urging conservation of the rainforests.
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Chop, Chop, Who's There?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write a letter of persuasion about the problems facing the rainforest. They examine and write about how humans are destroying the rainforest.