A virtual Tour
   Name several types of flora and fauna that is    found in Aripo Savanna   Locate Aripo Savanna on a map of Trinidad ...
HI, Let’s Take a tour ofthe Aripo Savanna.!    You can navigate the    tour as you like, just    click on the link to    t...
Location                HistoryFlora and                     Checklist ofFauna                resources needed            ...
Map of Trinidad showing the location of Aripo, adapted from:http:www.birdseen.co.uktrinidadtrincontent.htm
Adapted from EMAhttp://www.ema.co.tt/docs/events/iyb/The%20Aripo%20Savannas.pdf
Why do you think the signs                                Discuss withsays that entry is prohibited                       ...
What are grasslands?Grasslands are areas thatare dominated bygrasses and shrubs(large bushes) with fewtrees.In Trinidad an...
Pinus Caribbe-Caribbean Pine
Open Savanna                        Trees line the borders                        of the open savannas                    ...
The Sundew plant (DroseraCapillaris Poir) is aninsectivorous plant- i.e. it eatsinsects. It is a common speciesfound in th...
Climbing Vine- also an piphyte-                           because the roots do not go intoBromeliad ( an epiphyte)   the s...
Creeping vine epiphyte
matapal   Water          vines
Go to   Saplinz
   How are Savannas Formed? Find 2    facts.   Name 2 other places in the world    where Savannas form.
   Go on to the next slide
ARIPO USE TO BE UNDER THE       REMNANTS OF THEIROCCUPATION OF THE US MILITARY   OCCUPATION
   In those days steel was    rare, so many of the    bunkers were broken by    locals so they could    steal the steel!
   1. Activity Sheet 1   Saplinz website:    http://saplinz.wikispaces.com/Aripo+Savanna   Print out of Map of Trinidad
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
Aripo savanna lesson
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Aripo savanna lesson
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  • Aripo savanna lesson

    1. 1. A virtual Tour
    2. 2.  Name several types of flora and fauna that is found in Aripo Savanna Locate Aripo Savanna on a map of Trinidad Recognise the sun-dew plant Give a brief history of Aripo Savanna
    3. 3. HI, Let’s Take a tour ofthe Aripo Savanna.! You can navigate the tour as you like, just click on the link to take you to different parts of the park
    4. 4. Location HistoryFlora and Checklist ofFauna resources needed for the lesson
    5. 5. Map of Trinidad showing the location of Aripo, adapted from:http:www.birdseen.co.uktrinidadtrincontent.htm
    6. 6. Adapted from EMAhttp://www.ema.co.tt/docs/events/iyb/The%20Aripo%20Savannas.pdf
    7. 7. Why do you think the signs Discuss withsays that entry is prohibited your partner.without a permit.
    8. 8. What are grasslands?Grasslands are areas thatare dominated bygrasses and shrubs(large bushes) with fewtrees.In Trinidad and Tobago,Aripo savanna is one ofthe last remaininggrasslands.
    9. 9. Pinus Caribbe-Caribbean Pine
    10. 10. Open Savanna Trees line the borders of the open savannas Sedges GrassesSundew
    11. 11. The Sundew plant (DroseraCapillaris Poir) is aninsectivorous plant- i.e. it eatsinsects. It is a common speciesfound in the Open savannas- Itis endemic to Aripo Savannas.
    12. 12. Climbing Vine- also an piphyte- because the roots do not go intoBromeliad ( an epiphyte) the soil, they tangle around the stem)
    13. 13. Creeping vine epiphyte
    14. 14. matapal Water vines
    15. 15. Go to Saplinz
    16. 16.  How are Savannas Formed? Find 2 facts. Name 2 other places in the world where Savannas form.
    17. 17.  Go on to the next slide
    18. 18. ARIPO USE TO BE UNDER THE REMNANTS OF THEIROCCUPATION OF THE US MILITARY OCCUPATION
    19. 19.  In those days steel was rare, so many of the bunkers were broken by locals so they could steal the steel!
    20. 20.  1. Activity Sheet 1 Saplinz website: http://saplinz.wikispaces.com/Aripo+Savanna Print out of Map of Trinidad

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