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Rainforest Alliance Early Childhood Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Take scholars on an educational journey through nature with a collection of lessons created by the Rainforest Alliance. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten learners discover the Colombian rainforest and explore nature through the senses of...
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Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call...
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Colombia

For Teachers K Standards
Four lessons in this collection explore the environment of Colombia's tropical rainforests, its biodiversity, and a major export from the country: coffee. Kindergarteners participate in a variety of activities that are designed to meet...
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Interactive Rainforest Animals

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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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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Through the Rainforest Jungle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do you remember Michael Palin from Monty Python? Follow him through the rainforest jungle where he and his guide are on the look out for birds. This video is well narrated and informational but far too short. This special is available in...
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Rainforest Animals and Plant Life in the Amazon Jungle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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.
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Sounds of the Rainforest

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Do you hear what I hear? Encourage scholars to use their listening skills and participate in a series of activities that demonstrate how the sense of hearing is crucial to the human and animal world. Activities guide learners on nature...
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Ecuadorian Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class talk about the importance of the rainforest and the products that come from it. Learners watch a video showing the path of chocolate from the rainforest to the supermarket. They discuss how the rainforest and chocolate...
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Rainforest (Elementary, Social Studies)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Explore the rainforest with your class. Learners study the meaning of the word endangered, choose an animal to study, gather data, and discuss why the animal is in danger of extinction. This is a motivating way to have your class discuss...
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Rainforest Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research a rainforest animal and present their findings to the class. In this rainforest animals lesson plan, students site the animals appearance, food source, habitat, predators, and more.
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Rainforest Animals of the Amazon Jungle

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Follow several scientists throughout the rainforest as they track a family of otters. This quiet and simple video allows learners to observe these animals the way the scientists do. Have your class view this clip and take field notes in...
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Breaking News English: Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer...
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Rainforest Conservation Postcards and Comics

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Culminate your study of the rainforest by creating postcards to send to government representatives or comic strips that teach about conservation of threatened resources. Elementary schoolers use images from Pics4Learning to design...
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And the Rains Came Down: A South American Rainforest

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the characteristics of a South American tropical rainforest. They analyze maps, develop graphs, listen to the book, The Great Kapok Tree, and create a rainforest mural.
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My Forest or the Rainforest?

For Teachers K Standards
The differences between tropical and temperate rainforests range from animals and flowers to climate and landscapes. Kindergarteners compare and contrast characteristics of their local forest to a tropical rainforest.
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How Far Away Is a Tropical Rainforest?

For Teachers K Standards
If driving to school only takes 10 minutes, then how long does it take to drive to a tropical rainforest in Colombia? Explore the focus question in a lesson that uses measurement tools and formulas to figure out the time and distance...
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Discovering Rainforest Locations

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How many rainforests are there, where are they, and do global factors effect their locations? These are great questions that have great answers. Children in grades four through eight use several different maps to determine why...
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Rainforest Weekly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this rainforest worksheet, students interview a partner who pretends to be Tammy the Tapir. In the interview, Tammy explains that she had a narrow escape from a deadly puma.
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Reading Comprehension: Rainforest Logging

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading for understanding worksheet, students read a passage about logging in the rainforest and write answers to comprehensive questions. Students write 4 short answers.
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Who Takes Care of the Maya Forest Corridor?

For Teachers 1st Standards
Who keeps animals safe? Who keeps us safe? Discover the helpers that make learning and growing possible through a medley of activities that focus on habitats—ours and those in the rainforest. Scholars are asked to identify one helper who...
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A Rainforest Taste Test

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Take a taste test and chart pupils' favorites with a delicious fruit salad made up of fruit found in the rainforest. Still hungry? Snack on the rainforest inspired trail mix using a recipe of dried fruit and nuts. 
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Recording the Rainforest

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animals have evolved to communicate in different frequencies so they can hear each other throughout the rainforest. The first lesson in a three-part series begins by exploring an interactive story map online about the Borneo rainforest....
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The Rainforest: South America

For Teachers K - 1st
What can one expect to see in the South American rainforest? Find out where humans sleep, what animals they encounter, what kind of plants they'll see, and what dangers lurk in the tall grasses and dense forests. This is a simple and...

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