Comparing Maps: Brazilian Rainforest
In this map comparison learning exercise, students read about population and climate maps, then use one of each type of map about Brazil to answer 8 questions and complete an activity about living in the rain forest.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How can we keep our forests intact and have chocolate too?
Fourth graders recognize the need to sustain crops in the rainforest. In this rainforest lesson, 4th graders consider the use of products from the rainforest. Students discuss how people of different points of view decide what to do...
Equadorian Rainforest: The Tropical Supermarket
Students study the concept of sustainable agricultural practices through cocoa farming and the lives of the people who are the producers. Students watch a slide show and read a story which helps them understand the origins of chocolate,...
3rd - 4th Science
Amazon Rainforest: You Won't Find George in This Jungle
Learners identify locations of rainforests, compare/contrast layers of the rainforest, construct and interpret maps and graphs, recognize relationships between man and the environment, and write about an imaginary walk in the rainforest.
2nd - 6th Science