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Biomes : Tropical Rainforest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that 50% of the world's species are found in the rainforest, yet rain forests cover just 2% of the earth's surface? Introduce your class to the enchanting world of the rain forest by using this informative, image-rich video....
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The Great Clearcut Controversy

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Urban development and habitat retention are often at odds. A three-part lesson examines the pros and cons of forest clearcutting. Learners review data and characteristics of a specific mammal to make conclusions about the effect...
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Animal Habitats

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Explore animal habitats and reinforce speaking, listening, reading comprehension, and writing skills with a unit that focuses on the Arctic, desert, ocean, prairie, and rainforest. Enthusiastic scientists read informational text to...
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Growing a Rainforest in Our Classroom

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Give your classroom decor a boost with a rainforest themed mural highlighting what class members learned through their five senses—taste, touch, see, smell, and hear. Scholars create a rainforest filled with trees and animals using their...
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Rainforest Ecosystems

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Rainforests are the topic of this brief reading passage. Learners can find out all about the different layers of the rainforest as well as the types of creatures that live there. After reading, they respond to five questions about the text.
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Tropical Rainforests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners create their own rainforest environment. This tropical rainforest lesson, introduces where rainforests are located, their real world connections, and their structural make up. It includes further resources online.
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Layers of the Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different...
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Layers of the Forest

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners explore rain forests.  In this rain forest ecosystems lesson, students identify and describe the layers of the rain forest. Learners paint and decorate a large rain forest mural. Students write riddles about animals that live in...
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The Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn the characteristics of the rainforest.  In this rainforest lesson, students read stories about the rainforest and discuss them.  Students work in groups to brainstorm all the facts they know about the rainforest and then...
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A Walk in the Woods

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders observe and identify the different levels of the forest.  In this forest zones lesson students observe, identify and name a variety of forest components and describe how humans impact the forest ecosystem. 
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Our Forest is Changing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read a story and solve a problem about an unhealthy population of trees.  In this forest lesson students study tree disease and then research it online and present what they found. 
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Radical Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine rainforests and the four different layers that make up a rainforest. They create an advertisement poster advertising a trip to the rainforest, including information concerning why people should visit, as well as,...
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Layers of the Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify, compare, and contrast the rainforests' climates. After reading Jane Yolen's Welcome to the Green House, they create a rainforest bulletin board.
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, middle schoolers identify and locate various vocabulary terms that are related to the rain forest. There are 24 biology terms located in the word search.
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Natural Vegetation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this earth science instructional activity, learners identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to natural vegetation. There are 21 earth science terms located in the word search.
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners identify and interpret that leaves provide food for new trees and plants. Students cut out leaves and glue them on the appropriate number on included worksheet. Learners collect different types of leaves and make leaf rubbings....
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The Canopy

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make mini-trees using leaves found in the school yard and paper towel rolls. They draw a picture of the rainforest canopy after listening to a teacher read aloud which describes the rainforest canopy.
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My Underwater World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the differences between underwater plant and animal life and human life. They create underwater scenes which display their knowledge of ocean life. They exhibit artwork in the classroom.