Amazon Rainforest
Environmental Conditions <ul><li>Located in South American mainly in the countries of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colo...
Conditions Continued… <ul><li>Humid environment </li></ul><ul><li>Provides medicine for people to use </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Human Life <ul><li>Many tribes live in the Amazon, and have been doing so for generations. </li></ul><ul><li>Yanomami, Cab...
Body systems affected <ul><li>Integumentary system (skin) </li></ul><ul><li>Faces exposure to sun, and the harsh environme...
What to wear <ul><li>Bring several layers of clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality rain gear </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes t...
Equipment needed <ul><li>Bottled water </li></ul><ul><li>Passport </li></ul><ul><li>Boat for travel on the river </li></ul...
Bibliography <ul><li>Butler, Rhett A. &quot;The Amazon: The World's Largest Rainforest.&quot;  The  Amazon . 2007. 24 Jan....
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Amazon Rainforest

  1. 1. Amazon Rainforest
  2. 2. Environmental Conditions <ul><li>Located in South American mainly in the countries of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname, as well as French Guiana </li></ul><ul><li>3,179,715 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>Made up of rainforests, seasonal forests, deciduous forests, flooded forests, and savannas. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Conditions Continued… <ul><li>Humid environment </li></ul><ul><li>Provides medicine for people to use </li></ul><ul><li>Contains approximately 20% of the Earth’s fresh water supply </li></ul>http://www.wayfaring.info/wp-content/uploads/2006/11/red-eyed-tree-frog.jpg
  4. 4. Human Life <ul><li>Many tribes live in the Amazon, and have been doing so for generations. </li></ul><ul><li>Yanomami, Caboclos, Witoto, Manioc, and the Kayapo are the current tribes that make the Amazon their home. </li></ul>http://photos.mongabay.com/06/1031act5.jpg
  5. 5. Body systems affected <ul><li>Integumentary system (skin) </li></ul><ul><li>Faces exposure to sun, and the harsh environment </li></ul><ul><li>Endocrine system (hydration) </li></ul><ul><li>Humid environment causes dehydration </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory system </li></ul><ul><li>Breath in moisture (affects those who have asthma) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What to wear <ul><li>Bring several layers of clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality rain gear </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes that dry quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Sun block/clothes that offer protection form the sun </li></ul><ul><li>Strong traction shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Brimmed hat </li></ul>http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/photos/tech/bergamo/jacket-full.jpg
  7. 7. Equipment needed <ul><li>Bottled water </li></ul><ul><li>Passport </li></ul><ul><li>Boat for travel on the river </li></ul><ul><li>Sunblock/bugspray </li></ul><ul><li>GPS/maps </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking/hunting tools </li></ul><ul><li>Layers of clothing </li></ul>http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31T3B7M05PL._AA280_.jpg http://healthinmotion.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/aquafina.jpg
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Butler, Rhett A. &quot;The Amazon: The World's Largest Rainforest.&quot; The Amazon . 2007. 24 Jan. 2008     <http://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Dowling, Mike. &quot;The Amazon Rainforest.&quot; South America . 2008. 24 Jan. 2008     <http://www.mrdowling.com/712-amazon.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring The Vast Amazon . South Guam Elementary/Middle School. 24 Jan. 2008     <http://library.thinkquest.org/5128/tribes_am_page.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jungle Lodges in Ecudar: Kapowi Lodge.&quot; ecuaworld.com . 1997-2008. 24 Jan. 2008     <http://wwww.muerteblanca.com/ecuatrips/kapawi.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Travel Tips and Tools.&quot; Overseas Adventure Travel . 2008. 24 Jan. 2008 <http://www.oattravel.com/     gcc/general/default.aspx?oid=176253>. </li></ul>
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