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Created by: Kim Isbell & Kelly Knoop. What is a Rainforest? Tropical rainforests are forests with tall trees, warm climate, and lots of rain. In some.

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1 Created by: Kim Isbell & Kelly Knoop

2 What is a Rainforest? Tropical rainforests are forests with tall trees, warm climate, and lots of rain. In some rainforests it rains more than one inch every day! Rainforests are found in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Central and South America. The largest rainforest in the world is the Amazon rainforest &ei=MxesSZioAoLorgLr1s2jAQ&q=tropical+rainforest&hl= en

3 Rainforests have levels? Emergent Level Canopy Level The Understory The Forest Floor

4 Why are rainforests important? Provide a home to many plants and animals. Help stabilize the world’s climate Protect against flood, drought, and erosion Are a source for medicines and foods Support tribal people Interesting place to visit.

5 Rainforests are being destroyed! Wood for both timber and wood for making fires Agriculture for both small and large farms Land for poor farmers who don’t have anywhere else to live Grazing land for cattle Road construction

6 What’s in a name?Going down?NeedsWants

7 What’s in a Name? 200 What is a tropical rainforest?

8 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Tropical rainforests are forests with tall trees, warm climate, and lots of rain.

9 What’s in a Name? 400 In some rainforests it rains more than ____?___ every day!

10 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia One Inch

11 What’s in a Name? 600 Name two continents where rainforests are located.

12 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Rainforests are found in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Central and South America.

13 What’s in a Name? 800 What is the largest rainforest?

14 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia The Amazon Rainforest

15 Going Down? 200 This level of the rainforest gets the most sun and rain.

16 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia The Emergent Level

17 Going Down? 400 Due to its sparse sunlight and rain fall, this level has the least amount of plant life.

18 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia The Forest Floor

19 Going Down? 600 Which level supports most of the rainforest animals?

20 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia The Canopy Level

21 Going Down? 800 The ____?_____ rises to about 20 meters and is made up of the trunks of canopy trees, shrubs, plants and smaller trees.

22 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Understory

23 Needs 200 True or False? Rainforests are important because they provide a home for fish and dogs.

24 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia FALSE Rainforests are important because they provide a home for many plants and animals.

25 Needs 400 Name one thing that the rainforests prevent.

26 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Protect against flood, drought, and erosion.

27 Needs 600 Rainforests help stabilize the world’s __?___.

28 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Rainforests help stabilize the world’s CLIMATE.

29 Needs 800 Two resources we get from the rainforest are?

30 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Two resources we get from the rainforest are medicine and food.

31 Wants 200 Name one reason that rainforests are being destroyed.

32 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Wood for both timber and wood for making fires. Agriculture for both small and large farms Land for poor farmers who don’t have anywhere else to live Grazing land for cattle Road construction

33 Wants 400 True or False? Rainforests are being destroyed for land for rich farmers who enjoy the scenery.

34 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia False Rainforests are being destroyed for land for poor farmers who don’t have anywhere else to live.

35 Wants 600 Explain what is happening in this picture?

36 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia In this picture, rainforest have been destroyed for agricultural purposes.

37 Wants 800 What is it called when we destroy the rainforests?

38 ANSWER Rainforest Trivia Rainforest Deforestation

39 References Pictures: – – ns05/winders/Frog.bmp ns05/winders/Frog.bmp – rest/hoh-log-35rainforest.jpg rest/hoh-log-35rainforest.jpg – p.jpg p.jpg Information: – – 60s6/www/facts.html 60s6/www/facts.html Music: – Itunes : Rainforest Animal Sounds by Relax

40 ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS?


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