All About Rainforests
Rainforests are extremely important in the ecology of the Earth. The plants of the rainforest generate much of the Earth’s oxygen.
Plan and manage a locally-controlled ecotourism project. Can you make ecotourism sustainable?
Auckland Zoo: McDonald’s Rainforest
Explore the zoo and its unusual collection of animals. Be sure to stop in “Fun Stuff” for some projects you can do at home.
A Brief History of Chocolate NEW
Many modern historians have estimated that chocolate has been around for about 2000 years, but recent research suggests that it may be even older.
Global Connections: Forests of the World
Forests of the World provides formal and informal educators with a series of activities to help students and educators gain an increased understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world forest environments, with an emphasis on the human interaction with and dependence on those environments.
Rain Forest Activities
Games and project ideas, worksheets and puzzles. Lots of ways to learn about rainforest plants and animals.
Rain Forest at Night
After dark unique animals come forth and some plants only show their blooms at night. Let your cursor become your flashlight.
Join with other children to learn how to protect the earth’s rainforests.
An expat family homeschooling project. The best part of living in Costa Rica is that we actually get to see and study these animals!
Rainforests – Australia
A virtual tour of the Chambers Wildlife Rainforest. Hundreds of photos, with considerable commentary, of aboriginis, plant and animal life. Photos by Clifford and Dawn Frith Wildlife Photography.
Tropical Rainforest Cluster
Activities, information, and images from the Science Museum of Minnesota’s IMAX®/OMNIMAX® film “Tropical Rainforest .” [Video clip showing many highlights of rainforest habitat.]
Tropical Rainforest Edible Plants
Look in your cupboards for these rainforest products. Plan a recipe for a meal with it soon.
Tropical Rainforest Information for Kids
– What are rainforests? Where are rainforests found? What makes a rainforest? What is the canopy?