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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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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
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