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Layers Of The Rainforest

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Clip: Layers Of The Rainforest

Learn about the imaginary layers of the rainforest

Student Application

Peek inside the wettest habitat on land to learn about the special adaptations plants and animals make to ensure their survival.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that a habitat is a place where plants and animals naturally live. It provides the food, water, and shelter that are needed for survival.
  2. Students will know where the rainforest habitat is located. Most rainforests are found in the Tropical Zone, which circles the earth around the Equator between the Tro...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Ask the class what they know or have heard about the rainforest. Make lists on the board of: locations, amounts of rainfall, and kinds of plants and animals found there. Save to compare with what is shown on the video.
  2. After...

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Opening Preview
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