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2 A Rainforest Adventure Find out more about the plants and animals that live there By Stephanie Baker, Debbie Bates Karen Holman-Cervera and Gina Pino Find out more about the plants and animals that live there By Stephanie Baker, Debbie Bates Karen Holman-Cervera and Gina Pino

3 Welcome to the Rainforests There are Rainforests all over the world. We are going to find out more about the plants and animals that live in them. First we will get an introduction: Lets take a tour! There are Rainforests all over the world. We are going to find out more about the plants and animals that live in them. First we will get an introduction: Lets take a tour!

4 An Amazing Place The Rainforest is home to many different animals. It is made up of thousands of types of plants and a special climate that provides the perfect atmosphere for them all to live in. Click here to find out more! The Rainforest is home to many different animals. It is made up of thousands of types of plants and a special climate that provides the perfect atmosphere for them all to live in. Click here to find out more!

5 Getting a Closer Look You will be creating a in-depth report about an animal of your choice. To get a better idea of the work of a rainforest explorer watch the following report about Jaguars in the Amazon. Learn about the Jaguar You will be creating a in-depth report about an animal of your choice. To get a better idea of the work of a rainforest explorer watch the following report about Jaguars in the Amazon. Learn about the Jaguar

6 Rainforest Explorers  If you were an wildlife explorer where do you think you might look for animals like the ones we have been discussing?  In what kind environment do you think they might live?  What kinds of things would they eat?  What would be the most dangerous and scary thing in these animals lives?  Are they important to us, and if so why?  If you were an wildlife explorer where do you think you might look for animals like the ones we have been discussing?  In what kind environment do you think they might live?  What kinds of things would they eat?  What would be the most dangerous and scary thing in these animals lives?  Are they important to us, and if so why? The job of you and your team mates will be to find out the following information:

7 Animals of the Rainforest Infomation on Rainforest Animals Animals of the Rainforest Plants and Animals Infomation on Rainforest Animals Animals of the Rainforest Plants and Animals Use the following links to gather information about the animal your team is exploring

8 Reflection Questions Reflection Questions 1. What have we as a class learned about the rainforest and what we can do to preserve this area? 2. What was your favorite animal or plant? 3. What do your think you might do to help make others become aware of the destruction and plight this region and wild life are suffering? 1. What have we as a class learned about the rainforest and what we can do to preserve this area? 2. What was your favorite animal or plant? 3. What do your think you might do to help make others become aware of the destruction and plight this region and wild life are suffering?

9 Follow Up Activities Parrot Art Creating your own parrot is as easy as a flap of your hands. You can use your newfound knowledge of the animals of the rainforest along with some creativity and some paint to create your own colorful flying parrots. Rainforest Reporter Present your findings about the marvels of the rainforest by using a PowerPoint presentation, newscast, commercial, video, play, poem, or any format that the you prefer. Dazzle the world with your expertise of the wonders you found in your research. Parrot Art Creating your own parrot is as easy as a flap of your hands. You can use your newfound knowledge of the animals of the rainforest along with some creativity and some paint to create your own colorful flying parrots. Rainforest Reporter Present your findings about the marvels of the rainforest by using a PowerPoint presentation, newscast, commercial, video, play, poem, or any format that the you prefer. Dazzle the world with your expertise of the wonders you found in your research.

10 References Digital Field Trip to the Rainforest Image Archives. (2005). Retrieved May 26 from the National Geographic web site at: http://www.digitalfrog.com/resources/raingallery.htmlhttp://www.digitalfrog.com/resources/raingallery.html The Fate of the Rainforest. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the Spartanburg School District 3 web site at: http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests/Rainforests/index.htm#Questionshttp://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests/Rainforests/index.htm#Questions Help with Rainforest School Reports. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Rain Tree web site at: http://www.rain-tree.com/schoolreports.htmhttp://www.rain-tree.com/schoolreports.htm Jaguars Phantoms of the Night. (2001). Retrieved June 1 from the National Geographic web site at: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/amazon/amazonforest.htmlhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/amazon/amazonforest.html Kid Explorers Video Clips. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Kid Explorers web site at: http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html Latin America Rainforest Map. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the Jungle photos web site at: http://www.junglephotos.com/amazon/ammaps/rainforestmaps/samericaforestmap.sht ml http://www.junglephotos.com/amazon/ammaps/rainforestmaps/samericaforestmap.sht ml Rain Forests. (2001). Retrieved May 26 from the Third Grade Social Studies web site at: http://www.asij.ac.jp/elementary/links/currlink/rainfore.htm http://www.asij.ac.jp/elementary/links/currlink/rainfore.htm Rainforests. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Rainforests web site at: http://www.picadome.fcps.net/lab/currl/rainfor/default.htm http://www.picadome.fcps.net/lab/currl/rainfor/default.htm Scholastic Assistance for Global Education. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the SAGE web site at: http://sage.tamu.edu/topics/topic_resources/R/Rainforest.htmlhttp://sage.tamu.edu/topics/topic_resources/R/Rainforest.html Digital Field Trip to the Rainforest Image Archives. (2005). Retrieved May 26 from the National Geographic web site at: http://www.digitalfrog.com/resources/raingallery.htmlhttp://www.digitalfrog.com/resources/raingallery.html The Fate of the Rainforest. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the Spartanburg School District 3 web site at: http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests/Rainforests/index.htm#Questionshttp://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests/Rainforests/index.htm#Questions Help with Rainforest School Reports. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Rain Tree web site at: http://www.rain-tree.com/schoolreports.htmhttp://www.rain-tree.com/schoolreports.htm Jaguars Phantoms of the Night. (2001). Retrieved June 1 from the National Geographic web site at: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/amazon/amazonforest.htmlhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/amazon/amazonforest.html Kid Explorers Video Clips. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Kid Explorers web site at: http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html Latin America Rainforest Map. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the Jungle photos web site at: http://www.junglephotos.com/amazon/ammaps/rainforestmaps/samericaforestmap.sht ml http://www.junglephotos.com/amazon/ammaps/rainforestmaps/samericaforestmap.sht ml Rain Forests. (2001). Retrieved May 26 from the Third Grade Social Studies web site at: http://www.asij.ac.jp/elementary/links/currlink/rainfore.htm http://www.asij.ac.jp/elementary/links/currlink/rainfore.htm Rainforests. (2004). Retrieved May 26 from the Rainforests web site at: http://www.picadome.fcps.net/lab/currl/rainfor/default.htm http://www.picadome.fcps.net/lab/currl/rainfor/default.htm Scholastic Assistance for Global Education. (n.d.). Retrieved May 26 from the SAGE web site at: http://sage.tamu.edu/topics/topic_resources/R/Rainforest.htmlhttp://sage.tamu.edu/topics/topic_resources/R/Rainforest.html


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