Presentation on theme: "What comes to mind when you think of the Amazon rainforest?"— Presentation transcript:
What comes to mind when you think of the Amazon rainforest?
We will journey down the River Amazon with the help of the stories in this book.
resources/rainforest- multimedia/gallery Photographic resources: ns.ning.com/photo/albu ms/costa-rica Images from the Princes Trust website
What are rainforests? Photograph Costa Rica, Simon Collis
You are going to watch a short clip. After, you will be given a few minutes, working in pairs, to come up with a definition of rainforest It must be no more than 40 words, and include information about weather, climate, plants and animals
Where in the world are rainforests? World Map - Eckert IV Projection
The worlds largest rainforest, the Amazon Basin (rainforest) spans nine countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Can you find them? Licence under Creative Commons
Have you ever wondered why Spanish and Portuguese are the main languages spoken in South America? Licence under Creative Commons
wikispaces.com/file/vie w/Where_the_Amazon_Rainf orest_is_Located.jpg/ /Where_the_Amazon_Ra inforest_is_Located.jpg Licence under Creative Commons
Amazon_rainforest.jpg Satellite image from NASASatellite imageNASA Licenced under Creative Commons