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    2011   year 8 geography - rainforests - introduction 2011 year 8 geography - rainforests - introduction Presentation Transcript

    • Rainforests IntroductionYear 8 Geography- Topic 1 – Global Environments - 2011
    • Rainforests
    • Rainforests
    • RainforestsWhat is atropicalrainforest?
    • RainforestsTropical rainforestsare forests thatgrow in warm, wetregions of Africa,Central and SouthAmerica andSouth-East Asia
    • Rainforests
    • RainforestsA rainforest is a very importantbiomeRainforests support a wide rangeof living things including about50% of the worlds known plantand animal species
    • Rainforests Rainforests cover about 6%* of the earths surface*It used to be 14%
    • Which Rainforest? RainforestsTropical Temperate
    • Tropical RainforestsTROPIC OF CANCER 23.5 degrees NORTHEQUATOR 0 degrees (Latitude)TROPIC OF CAPRICORN 23.5 degrees SOUTH
    • Tropical RainforestsAnother name for a tropicalrainforest is an EquatorialRainforest?Why do you think that is so?
    • Temperate RainforestsTROPIC OF CANCER 23.5 degrees NORTHEQUATOR 0 degrees (Latitude)TROPIC OF CAPRICORN 23.5 degrees SOUTH
    • Where are Rainforests Found?Check out the world map on pg 135 Rainforests Tropical Temperate South America Asia Africa Australasia Asia North America Australasia South America