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36 resources with the keyterm rainforests

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Tropical Belt

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Where in the world is the equator? Explore a world map with your class, coloring in oceans, continents, and rainforests while locating the three major lines of latitude: the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn. Discuss how...
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Rain Forests: A Disappearing Act?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners examine and locate rainforests on maps, and research the patterns of their destruction. They develop a bar graph of rainfall and temperature data, write a journal entry, and research the people, animals, and plants/products of...
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The Rainforest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss ways in which the rainforest can be preserved. In groups, they locate a major rainforest and list its benefits to the environment. They develop possible solutions as a class to help governments, industries and...
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Do Medicines Grow on Trees and Plants?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars study the importance of preserving rainforest. They investigate the uses of rainforest plants for medicinal uses by participating in rainforest immersion activities.
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Hey - It's a Rainy Forest Out There!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Elementary schoolers take part in a very good lesson which has them watch video, conduct experiments, complete hands-on activities, and work in cooperative groups. The educationally-rich activities are clearly-explained, and the group...
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Rainforest Wants

For Students 7th - 10th
In this environmental issues learning exercise, students respond to 6 questions that require them to determine how natives, trappers, loggers, settlers, ranchers, and environmental groups think the natural resources in the rainforests...
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Global Warming and Rainforests

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the connections between global warming and the condition of the rainforests. In this geography lesson, students read an article about the 2 topics and then write summaries of the information they read.
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Comprehension Concepts/Rainforest

For Students 4th - 8th
In this rain forests worksheet, students use their research skills in order to respond to 3 short answer questions regarding the rain forests and the vegetation found there.
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Amazon Rainforest

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a simulation in which they travel through the Amazon rainforest. Using their map skills, they determine the best route and where to see specific plants and animals. They develop their own database to organize...
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Case Study - An Ecotour

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students plan an ecotour of the Australian rainforest. They prepare fact sheets about animals, create a mural, prepare a advertising brochure and a guided tour of the rainforest.
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Which Foods Come From Rainforests?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A very interesting and colorful presentation on the original sources of food is here for you. Learners discover where foods such as bananas, asparagus, potatoes, and oranges come from. They come from rainforests located all over the world!
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Ecology

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore, experience and experiment identifying the human impact on the environment of vegetative differences within the same biome. They assess what causes deserts, rain forests, savannahs, tundras and saguaros and how these...
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The Year of the Frog

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a slide show of various frogs in their unique environments. Throughout this five-minute video, frog sounds are repeatedly played in the background. This would be a good video to play in the background during a learning activity;...
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Rainforest TV

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils visit the Rainforest A.L.I.V.E. website. They explore the rainforest through this website and other resources. Using a digital camcorder and iMovie, they produce two- to four-minute movies about the rainforest.
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Rainforests

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explain the characteristics of a rainforest habitat.  In this rainforest lesson, 2nd graders examine the layers of the rainforest and the locations of rainforests.   Students complete a scavenger hunt on an assigned layer...
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How can my breakfast help the birds?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design farms with a bird's habitat in mind. In this farm lesson plan, 6th graders research how sun grown coffee destroys a bird habitat, and then they make their own farm with a bird's habitat being preserved. They then...
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Hyperlink Habitats

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore an online Hyperlink Habitat to illustrate the interconnectedness of a tropical rainforest ecosystem. They create a map of the Hyperlink Habitat and research a local ecosystem and create their own print or Web version of...
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Saving the Rainforests

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students search and study the various web sites on the rain forest. They determine parts of speech of each new word. Once this has been done, they read the composition first silently and then aloud. They demonstrate comprehension of the...
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What Makes a Tropical Rainforest Special?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the characteristics of the tropical rainforest. Using a map, they locate the rainforests found around the world, continents and the equator. Using the internet, they research the various layers of the rainforest and...
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Rainforests

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students identify different rainforest animals and present facts about them.
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Saving the Rainforest

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss rainforest destruction, and brainstorm ways to save the rainforests. They identify and discuss groups dedicated to conserving the rainforest, and conduct a rainforest party.
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Madagascar Adventure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers develop photo essays on Madagascar's environmental challenges. In groups, young scholars research and develop photo essay slide shows to explore the issues of balancing the needs of Madagascar's human population with...
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It's A Jungle in Here!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research rainforest destruction. In this geography and ecology lesson, 5th graders work as a group to research the effects of logging, farming, and mining on the rainforest. Students gather and display data and information...
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Cloze Activity: Rainforests

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this rainforests cloze procedure learning exercise, students review a brief selection that is missing 16 words and then attempt to fill in each blank with a word they think the author might have used. A word bank is provided.