Sixth graders explore various web sites to find information about rainforest animals. They research basic concepts such as animal diet, habitat, adaptations, and endangered species, and complete assigned questions.
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Interactive Rainforest Animals
Research a rainforest animal to create a puppet and video. Emerging scientists research an animal, create a puppet and video, then present their findings as mixed media presentation. Great way to incorporate art, research, writing, and...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 3/3
Concluding this three-part episode of Kratt's Creatures the Kratt brothers travel down the river to find even more rainforest animals. We'll learn that each animal has a different job to do in this forest environment, sloths, bugs, and...
10 mins 2nd - 6th Science
Rainforest Animals of the Amazon Jungle
Follow several scientists throughout the rainforest as they track a family of otters. This quiet and simple video allows learners to observe these animals the way the scientists do. Have your class view this clip and take field notes in...
3 mins 2nd - 8th Science
Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 2/3
Part two in this three-part episode of Kratts's Creatures focuses on the birds, flowers, amphibians, and insects found under the rainforest canopy. They name various animals and differentiate which ones live in the wet and dry parts of...
9 seconds 2nd - 6th Science
Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 1/3
Your may remember the Kratt brothers from their PBS show, Zabomafoo. Here they are in a whole new environment, the rainforest! The silly antics and clear and basic information make this video perfect for children in grades k-3. In this...
8 mins 2nd - 6th Science