Fourth graders participate in a lesson to comprehend the ecological importance of the rainforest. While conducting research they make connections to the reasons for preserving the forest and practical steps that can be taken to help.
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Equadorian Rainforest: The Tropical Supermarket
Learners 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
Students 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
The Future of the Amazon Conference
Debate is a wonderful way to get kids interested in building strong arguments, answering with evidence and intent, as well as fostering an understanding of a specific topic. Learners are given the task of debating the future of the...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable