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420 resources with the concept rainforests

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To Compare And Contrast the Weather in the Desert, the Rain Forest And Atlanta

For Teachers 1st
First graders compare and contrast the temperature, rainfall, humidity in the desert, rain forest and Atlanta for 10 days. They create a graph of the temperatures of the three places.
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Animals of Rainforest and Temperate Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research an animal from each type of forest, and compare/contrast them on a concept map. They write a letter from one animal to the other, using information from their research.
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The Great Kapok Tree - Point of View

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to and discuss the book, The Great Kapok Tree. They write a response from the point of view of an animal in the story.
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Rain Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch a PowerPoint presentation about the layers of the rainforest. They create a paper rainforest in the classroom. They take notes from the presentation and write a paragraph to include in a layer book. They create a...
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Rainforest Overview

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discuss rainforests in order to gain a better understanding of the rainforest and those things that live in it. They begin a "rainforest book".
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Animals of the Rainforest

For Teachers K - 4th
Students participate in class discussion about the living organisms that make their home in the rainforest. This lesson goes with the Rainforest Overview lesson.
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What is a Tropical Rainforest?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate amounts of rainfall in selected world rainforests by creating a bar graph showing rainfall in inches for each. They convert inches to millimeters, and solve word problems having to do with rainfall in selected world...
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Creating a Rain Forest

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders list and explain the layers of a rain forest and the create their own.
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Rain Forest

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to three aspects of the rain forest. The three aspects are people, animals, and life. Students further investigate problems that arise as a result of actions by the people and life in the rain forest.
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Hunting and Gathering in the African Rain Forest

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students demonstrate their knowledge of the Mbuti people hunting and gathering in the African rain forest by writing a story about a Mbuti hunting or gathering food.
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The Great Kapok Tree - Ecosystem Simulation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders demonstrate an understanding of the interdependence of animals, people and plants in the rainforest by participating in an ecosystem simulation.
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Rainforest Exploration

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders learn the simple concepts of the rainforest and its inhabitants. They create a 3-D rainforest using one of the animals learned about.