Temperate Rainforest in the Pacific Northwest

This Temperate Rainforest in the Pacific Northwest activity & project also includes:

Explore the amazing temperate rainforest of the Pacific Northwest. Your class starts by investigating the animals and plants of the Northwest, specifically Washington, and then research an animal population common to the area. In small groups, they create informative presentations that address research topics as well as to provide suggestions on how to conserve the region.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the extension activities at the end of the lesson to further educate and assess your class
  • Have kids research an endangered species in their own area, as well as its most imminent threats and the best call to action
Pros

  • Comes with extension activities, links for further research, worksheets and presentations (attached), and opportunities for writing an argument essay
Cons

  • None