Rainforest

Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest

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Copies: 6

Because it is home to anacondas weighing over three hundred pounds, Goliath birdeater tarantulas with a leg span the size of your face, and electric eels who have enough voltage to stun a horse, you might think the Amazon is a place that can cause more harm than good. But you'd be wrong...

Considered the "lungs of the world," the Amazon provides a full fifth of the world's oxygen, and every year unsustainable human practices destroy 2.7 million acres of it. What can be done to help? That's where Project Piaba comes in.

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Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest

The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the rainforest canopy

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Journey along with Dr. Meg Lowman, a scientist who, with the help of slings, suspended walkways, and mountain-climbing equipment, has managed to ascend into one of our planet's least accessible and most fascinating ecosystems--the rain-forest canopy.

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1160L
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the rainforest canopy

Rain Forests

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This kit consists of two bags worth of materials to educate students all about the rainforest and the cultures of the people who live there.

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This is Daniel Cook: Environment (2004)

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The five 6 minute segments in Environment are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK COMPOSTING - Daniel learns to sort and identify what can go in a composter. Daniel learns about the different insects that work in compost heaps and how to start composting at home.

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Primary
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00:30
This is Daniel Cook: Environment

Rainforest Biomes (2001, 2003)

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Students will discover how the species of the rainforest have adapted to the temperature and humidity, and why the threat of its destruction will have a far-reaching impact on our planet.

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Elementary
Middle
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00:23
Rainforest Biomes

The Tropical Rainforest Habitat (2000)

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Peek inside the wettest habitat on land to learn about the special adaptations plants and animals make to ensure survival, including symbiosis. Take students through three layers of the rainforest to understand the importance of the rainforest to living things.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:15
The Tropical Rainforest Habitat