PPt. by, Robin D. Seamon http://www.casarioblanco.com/rainforest-2.jpg Rain Forest http://i.pbase.com/o6/75/47975/1/587103...
<ul><li>Along the equator </li></ul><ul><li>Amazonia: largest rainforest; it’s in Brazil; Amazon River </li></ul><ul><li>H...
<ul><li>Nutrient rich soil about 4 inches thick, underneath, poor soil </li></ul><ul><li>When trees are cut away, poor soi...
<ul><li>PRODUCTS RELATED TO THE RF: </li></ul><ul><li>Chewing gum, fruits, furniture,  </li></ul><ul><li>soap, medicines, ...
 
<ul><li>10 REASONS TO SAVE THE RAIN FORESTS. </li></ul><ul><li>Weather/climate reasons </li></ul><ul><li>½ world’s plant/a...
Rain Forest Play
Rainforest
<ul><li>1Surviving the  RF (Man vs. Wild)  (not saved) </li></ul><ul><li>2Surviving the  RF (Man vs. Wild)  food in  Costa...
DEPLETION of RAINFORESTS:  LINK STATS  link1   link 2
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Rainforest notes: notes on rainforests with links to video clips

  1. 1. PPt. by, Robin D. Seamon http://www.casarioblanco.com/rainforest-2.jpg Rain Forest http://i.pbase.com/o6/75/47975/1/58710314.poH3mwH5.RainforestWaterfall_33571v2.jpg
  2. 2. <ul><li>Along the equator </li></ul><ul><li>Amazonia: largest rainforest; it’s in Brazil; Amazon River </li></ul><ul><li>Hot, humid, damp </li></ul><ul><li>½ world’s plant and animal species in the world </li></ul><ul><li>LAYERS: </li></ul><ul><li>Emergent layer </li></ul><ul><li>Canopy layer </li></ul><ul><li>Understory </li></ul><ul><li>Forest Floor </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Nutrient rich soil about 4 inches thick, underneath, poor soil </li></ul><ul><li>When trees are cut away, poor soil is left. </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber, coffee, cocoa, fruits, medicines, </li></ul><ul><li>ANIMALS: (spider monkey, morpho butterfly, huge insects, macaw, gecko, lemurs, sloths, boa, poison arrow frog, pirhana, tarantula) New species continuing to be found </li></ul><ul><li>PLANTS: (bananas, rice, avocados, eggplant, lemons, limes, oranges, cashews, ginger, nutmeg) </li></ul><ul><li>NATIVE PEOPLE: Kayapo, Krenak, Yanomami </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>PRODUCTS RELATED TO THE RF: </li></ul><ul><li>Chewing gum, fruits, furniture, </li></ul><ul><li>soap, medicines, bananas, spices, </li></ul><ul><li>tea, balloons, chili </li></ul>PANAMA CANAL
  5. 6. <ul><li>10 REASONS TO SAVE THE RAIN FORESTS. </li></ul><ul><li>Weather/climate reasons </li></ul><ul><li>½ world’s plant/animal species </li></ul><ul><li>Undiscovered cures & species </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration to artists </li></ul><ul><li>Native people’s traditions will be lost </li></ul><ul><li>World will lose native knowledge of rf plants/animals </li></ul><ul><li>Migration stops for many birds & insects </li></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>Increased soil erosion, water pollution… </li></ul><ul><li>People don’t have the right to destroy for their own purposes. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Rain Forest Play
  7. 8. Rainforest
  8. 9. <ul><li>1Surviving the RF (Man vs. Wild) (not saved) </li></ul><ul><li>2Surviving the RF (Man vs. Wild) food in Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>3Surviving the RF (Man vs. Wild) FIRE (not saved) </li></ul><ul><li>Survival in the Jungle fire & food </li></ul>
  9. 10. DEPLETION of RAINFORESTS: LINK STATS link1 link 2

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