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16 resources with the keyterm tropical rain forest

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Colombia Biodiversity

For Teachers K
How diverse is the rainforest? How much more diverse is a rain forest than a temperate forest? Explore these focus questions in a instructional activity that explores the plants, animals, and insects in forests. After listening to a...
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Philippine Banig Weaving

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a Philippine banig mat. As part of designing and creating the mat, the class is introduced to the tropical rain forest of the Philippines and how the environment impacts the lives of the people. Individuals also discover...
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Rain Forest Terrariums

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders make rain forest terrariums in order to observe a simulated mini-environment. They place the layers and plants into container and place where it can be observed. They observe the closed water system in the container before...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify predator/prey relationships based on the food web of the tropical rain forest ecosystem and realize they need a food web for survival. In this food web lesson plan, students complete a role play activity being animals...
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North American Biomes

For Students 4th - 9th
In this Science worksheet, students color a biome map of North America. Students color the map by solving the clues listed on a separate sheet of paper.
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Guetemala's Changing Forest

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare their local ecological zone to the tropical rainforest. In this natural ecology instructional activity, 8th graders complete an activity about the differences in ecological zones. They compare their biome to the...
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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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The Tropical Rain Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners use various web sites to access information about the rain forest. They use the Tropical Rainforest Interactive CD to make their own rain forest pictures and stories and learn facts about the rain forest. They use various books...
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The Hunter Using Children's Literature to Teach the Geography of Africa

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners are able to answer basic questions about the region and the use of natural resources, sketch a mental map of the story's setting, and find their way through the thematic maze/map.
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Using Venn Diagrams to Compare Two Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the distribution of two ecosystems on a global scale; and map the distribution of tropical and temperate rain forests throughout the world. They use a Venn Diagram to describe these ecosystems and the differences between...
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Tropical Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use a Palm eBook Studio text to read about tropical ecosystems. They use a study guide to orient their reading, use software to create a map of a tropical ecosystem and take a quiz.
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Idea Generators

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study biodiversity by researching information at various linked websites. In this biodiversity lesson, students research and answer the questions for each linked website to learn about butterflies, metamorphosis, insects, plant...
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The Earth's Rain Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the importance of the world's rain forests. In this rain forest lesson, students read about the role of the rain forests in the world's environment. Learners then write a formal letter to a member of Congress or Senate...
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Discover the Rain Forest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research tropical rain forests through the use of trade books, encyclopedias, rain forest videos, and computer searches to determine the effects that human use has on the rain forest.
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Bountiful Biomes

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Young scholars research five different biomes while working in groups. They complete a graphic organizer with the information.
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Jungle Survival

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners make a chart with columns for water, food, shelter, fire, and other needs.Then list whatever each person thinks they might need in each column to survive for at least a week in the outdoors during that season.