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1 Virtual Field Trip to Tropical Rainforests Click on me to explore the tropical rainforest virtual field trip Welcome to

2 Hello! My name is Eli the Chamealon and I am your tour guide to the Rainforests of the World. When you see me, you can click on me to explore the websites and links that are part of the tour. As you travel along, keep a journal of your trip so that you can recall the things you see and the places you have gone. Then draw a picture of something that relates to the group assigment from the teacher. Click on me to see what your journal will look like and to begin our field trip…Have FUN! You will need an active internet connection to take this trip. Come back to this Powerpoint file to go to another location

3 Make your journal entries as you click from link to link. Then draw a picture of something related to your assigned category Assessment: journals and pictures from your group Click on me to start the tropical rainforest virtual field trip Journal Entries 1.There are rainforests in South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Australia, Central America, as well as North America 2.Rainforests have four layers. 3.The pygmies and the Huli are examples of two tribes that live in the rainforest. 4.There can be 2 or 3 million leaf cutter ants in a single colony

4 Tours of rainforests Animals Click on the map to see the many locations Plants Insects Waterfalls TOUR HOME Canopy Mid-layers Floor Birds

5 Click on the picture for a YouTube video introduction about the Rainforests More rainforest videos for you to explore: Seven Pools at Oheo, Kipahulu, Maui (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVl4zALY2Rs) Tropical Rain Forests Slideshow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F1hBgOz8nA) Puerto Rico Rain Forest Hike (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4vrtKNrvoU)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4vrtKNrvoU VIDEO Tours of Rainforests on YouTube Back to Home Rainforest facts (

6 Waterfalls Back to Home Waikamoi Stream Hana Rainforest Maui video of many waterfalls (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw_TeY0CxCU)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw_TeY0CxCU These are two of the many waterfalls in the rainforest on Maui. Click here to see more Hawaiian rainforest waterfalls (http://www.hawaiiweb.co m/maui/sites_to_see/wate rfalls.htm)http://www.hawaiiweb.co m/maui/sites_to_see/wate rfalls.htm Rainforest, Waterfalls, and Paronella Park Cairns Australia ( entries/mxcna78/south_pacific/ /tpod.html) entries/mxcna78/south_pacific/ /tpod.html The Atherton Tablelands is one of the best places in Australia for waterfalls. (

7 Birds of the Rainforest Macaw lementary/animals/scarlet_ macaw.html Click on the pictures and links for information Harpy Eagle rg/explore_raptors/eagles/ harpyeag.html rg/explore_raptors/eagles/ harpyeag.html Rainforest Birds - Panama (YouTube) Mealy Parrot er.co.uk/rainforests/p arrots_mealy.html er.co.uk/rainforests/p arrots_mealy.html Back to Home Harpy Eagle (YouTube video)

8 Animals of the Rainforest Back to Home l/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/a nimals.html Golden Tamerin Lion (http://www.aqua.or g/animals_goldenlio ntamarin.html)http://www.aqua.or g/animals_goldenlio ntamarin.html Ocelot nalgeographic.com/ animals/mammals/ ocelot.html nalgeographic.com/ animals/mammals/ ocelot.html Orangutan nimals/CreatureFeature/Orangutan nimals/CreatureFeature/Orangutan Panther Chameleon ki/Panther_chameleon ki/Panther_chameleon Two-toed Sloth o.org.uk/learning/a nimals/mammals/tw o-toed-sloth o.org.uk/learning/a nimals/mammals/tw o-toed-sloth Tapir g/about_tapir.html g/about_tapir.html Click on the pictures and links for information

9 Insects of the Rainforest Leaf Cutter Ant ning/animals/invertebrates/ant ning/animals/invertebrates/ant Blue Morpho Butterfly alliance.org/resources.cfm?id=bl ue_butterfly Rainforest Spiders (YouTube Video) ?v=oW2MrwAtXsk Stag Beetle Back to Home Click on the pictures and links for information

10 Trees and Plants of the Rainforest Back to Home Tropical Rainforest Walk (YouTube Video) watch?v=I5GFirR6mTo watch?v=I5GFirR6mTo Rainbow Tree Banana Tree iki/Banana iki/Banana Cocao Tree org/choctree.html org/choctree.html Rafflesia Plant plants.siu.edu/Raffl esiaceae/Raff.arn.p age.html Pitcher Plant r.com/plants/Sarrace nia_purpurea.html Orchids l.caltech.edu /personnel/kr ubal/rainfore st/Edit560s6/ www/plants/ orchids.html l.caltech.edu /personnel/kr ubal/rainfore st/Edit560s6/ www/plants/ orchids.html Venus Fly Trap nts/venus_flytrap.php nts/venus_flytrap.php Click on the pictures and links for information

11 Canopy esteducation.co m/life/intro.htm g/wiki/Rainforest#Ca nopy_layer on.com/life/canopy3.htm Back to Home Click on the pictures and links for information

12 Rainforest Floor Back to Home

13 Rainforest Middle Layer or Understory Back to Home


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