Plant Life of the Rainforest
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Learners study pictures of tropical rainforests and discuss its stratified character. Students then work with a partner to make a scale drawing of the rainforest strata.
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New Review Two Bats and a Spider
What creatures lurk in the rainforest at night? Meet three of them in one short video. Part of a playlist exploring mammals, the video presents a look at night research in the Amazon. Scientists locate and photograph two bat species and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Which Came First - The Rain or the Rainforest?
When in drought, plant a tree! A creative video lesson explains how trees of the rainforest create rain as a byproduct of photosynthesis. Without trees, the rainforests would not exist which is a real problem in regions where logging...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rainforest Animals and Plant Life in the Amazon Jungle
See how the animals and plants of the rainforest are perfectly adapted to each other and their lush environment. This is a short clip from a longer BBC special but works well on its own when used to show environmental interdependence.
2 mins 6th - 12th Science