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175 resources with the keyterm rainforest

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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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King of the Forest

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students 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
Young scholars construct a paper glider. In this physics of gliding activity, students first learn about Borneo and it's rainforest habitat. After young scholars discover the way animals in Borneo glide from tree to tree, they use their...
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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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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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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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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
Learners 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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Rainforest Conservation Postcards and Comics

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Culminate your study of the rainforest by creating postcards to send to government representatives or comic strips that teach about conservation of threatened resources. Elementary schoolers use images from Pics4Learning to design...
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The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
With The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry as the hook learners discuss the rainforest, the animals that live there, and conservation efforts. Then, learners write a letter to the man in the story asking him not to cut down the Kapok...
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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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Shrinking Rainforests

For Students 6th - 10th
In this rainforests worksheet, learners study satellite images and rainforest facts. They complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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How Many Animals?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use their math skills to develop estimates for the population of several animal species native to the Austrailian rainforest. It is a simulation that researchers at the Center for Rainforest Studies in Australia perform to...
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RAINSTICKS

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create a rainstick from recycled materials and begin learning about the "nature" of the 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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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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Rainforest Biome

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students view a video, listen to the Great Kapok Tree and navigate the way to find information of Rainforests.  In this biome activity, students design models of the layers of the rainforest. 
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Rainforest Layers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compare the layers of the rainforest and explain why the conditions vary at different levels of the rainforest.  In this rain forest lesson plan students divide into groups and investigate their assigned layer, and fill out...
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Life in a Rainforest

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension instructional activity, students read a passage about life in the rainforest and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Whose Breakfast isn't for the Birds?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore coffee production.  In this cross-curriculum rainforest ecology instructional activity, students research regions where coffee comes from and investigate how the native birds in the rainforest are effected by coffee...
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The Great Kapok Tree: A Rainforest Le

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore the rainforest. For this language arts and social studies lesson plan, students discover the importance of the rainforests as they read The Great Kapok Tree and complete an activity.