Finding the Rainforests

This Finding the Rainforests worksheet also includes:

From Brazil to Indonesia, young scientists investigate the geography and climate of the world's tropical rain forests with this collection of worksheets.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use these worksheets as in-class or homework assignments during a lesson series on rain forests
  • After completing the Rainforest Layers worksheet, break the class into small groups and have them each research and present about a different layer
  • Create a class graph of the rain forest weather data, comparing it to the weather in other ecosystems
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that this resource is intended for use in England, but most of the worksheets can be used regardless of your location
Pros

  • Worksheets offer clear instructions for completing each exercise
  • Provides weather data for students to analyze
  • Offers cross-curricular connections between science and math
Cons

  • Answer keys are not included, but can be created by quickly working through the exercises
NGSS