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  • Amy, this is a wonderul presentation. I run a youty club in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) and would love to show the kids this presnetation. Is it possible you can send me a copy? I promise not to re-distribute.
    It is such a nicely put together show - the best I have some for a long time. Thank you for you effort.
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  1. 1. Rainforest by Amy Asai
  2. 2. California Science Content Standard Grade 3 Life Science 3b. Students know examples of diverse life forms in different environments, such as oceans, deserts, tundra, forests, grasslands, and wetlands.
  3. 3. Emergent Harpy Eagle Fruit Bats Kinkajou Three Toed Sloth Canopy ToucanRainforest Scarlet Macaw Howler Monkey Green Iguana Understory Jaguar Blue Morpho Butterfly Forest Floor Leaf Cutter Ant
  4. 4. What is a Rainforest? A Rainforest is a forest that has tall trees, warm weather, and lots of rain.
  5. 5. Layers of the RainforestThe rainforest is made up of four different layers.
  6. 6. Photo CreditsSustainable Enviornmenthttp://www.fxbrowne.com/html/newsletters/June_2009/news_jun09_st.htmRainforest Factshttp://mrsgebauer.com/rainforestweb/WebQuest.htmCan Stock Photohttp://www.canstockphoto.com/illustration/parrot.htmlCupertino Little People Preschool’s Webloghttp://cupertinolittlepeople.wordpress.com/Betty Lukenshttp://www.bettylukens.com/products.php?cat_id=20&sub_id=12
  7. 7. Peppy’s Amazon Adventurehttp://www.bellevue.org/data/vbs2011/kids.htmlPeppy’s Amazon Adventurehttp://www.bellevue.org/data/vbs2011/kids.htmlZazzlehttp://www.zazzle.com/cute_great_green_macaw_photosculpture-153986454797787537Butterfly Utopiahttp://www.butterflyutopia.com/348.htmlNature Wall Basehttp://naturewallbase.blogspot.com/2011/08/rainforest-high-definition-desktop.html
  8. 8. Worlds Climate and Vegitationhttp://www.geography.hunter.cuny.edu/~tbw/wc.notes/15.climates.veg/notes_chap15.htmNational Geographichttp://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/kinkajou/ (kinkajou)National Geographichttp://animals.nationalgeographic.co.in/animals/mammals/three-toed-sloth.html (3 toed sloth)Toco Toucanhttp://m.animalpicturesarchive.com/m.view.php?q=Toco+toucan&p=23Publish or Perishhttp://publish--or--perish.blogspot.com/2011/06/in-which-al-goes-batty-again.htmlHarpy Eaglehttp://www1.nhl.nl/~ribot/english/haha_ng.htm
  9. 9. It’s Nature Let’s Discoverhttp://www.itsnature.org/trees/mammals-trees/venezuelan-red-howler/Walpapers.comhttp://www.wallpapers1920x1200.com/animals/scarlet-macaw-1102/Valentino’s Wallpapershttp://wallpaper.imcphoto.net/iguana-pictures.htmlChaa Creekhttp://www.chaacreek.com/belize-travel-blog/2008/12/jaguar/Biodiversity Fungihttp://science.kennesaw.edu/~jdirnber/Bio2108/Lecture/LecBiodiversity/BioDivFungi.htmlWallpapers for youhttp://wallpapersforyou.info/HQ%20Wallpapres/slides/Blue%20Morpho%20Amathonte.html
  10. 10. Resources• Tropical Rainforests – http://kids.mongabay.com/ (General Information)• Animal Corner – http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/rainforests/canopy.html (General Information)• Flicker Poster of the Rainforest – http://www.flickr.com/photos/mjr531/5191785507/#/photos/mjr531/5191785507/lightbox/ (Layers and animals)• Wilderness Classroom – http://www.wildernessclassroom.com/www/schoolhouse/rainforest_library/animal_library/bat.htm (bats)• PBS California – http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/animal-guides/animal-guide-harpy-eagle/1448/ (Harpy)• National Geographic – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/kinkajou/ (kinkajou) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.co.in/animals/birds/toucan.html (toucan) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.co.in/animals/mammals/three-toed-sloth.html (sloth) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/howler-monkey/?source=A-to-Z (howler) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/macaw/?source=A-to-Z (macaw) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/green-iguana/?source=A-to-Z (Iguana) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/jaguar/?source=A-to-Z (jaguar) – http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/ant/?source=A-to-Z (Ant)• Jungle Journey – http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/fun/deepjungle.swf (different animals on different layers)• Brain POP Jr. – http://www.brainpopjr.com/science/habitats/rainforests/ (video on the rainforest)• Shockwave-Sound – http://www.shockwave-sound.com/sound-effects/jungle_sounds.html (sound clip)• Rainforest Alliance – http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/kids/species-profiles (General Information)
  11. 11. Fruit BatsLives: CanopyDiet: Fruit and nectarCool Facts: Bats arenocturnal so they sleepduring the day.
  12. 12. KinkajouLives: CanopyDiet: Fruit, insects, andnectarCool Facts: Their long tailshelp keep them balancedwhen climbing in thetrees and acts as a blanketwhen they sleep.
  13. 13. Harpy EagleLives: Emergent LayerDiet: Monkeys, sloths,lizards, and birdsCool Facts: The HarpyEagle is one of theworld’s largest eaglesand can fly up to 50miles
  14. 14. Three Toed Sloth• ghjkfLives: CanopyDiet: Leaves, shoots,and fruitCool Facts: Theseanimals are the worldsslowest movingmammal.
  15. 15. ToucanLives: CanopyDiet: Leaves, shoots,and fruitCool Facts: Theseanimals are the worldsslowest movingmammal.
  16. 16. Howler MonkeyLives: CanopyDiet: LeavesCool Facts: Howlermonkey’s tails act as aextra arm when theyclimb through thebranches of trees.
  17. 17. Scarlet MacawLives: CanopyDiet: Fruit, nuts, insects,and snailsCool Facts: Macawsgenerally live in groupsof 10 to 30.
  18. 18. Green IguanaLives: CanopyDiet: Leaves, flower,and fruitCool Facts: GreenIguanas can grow up to6.5 feet long.
  19. 19. JaguarLives: UnderstoryDiet: Fish, deer, andtapirsCool Facts: Jaguars areone of the few cats thatcan swim.
  20. 20. Leaf Cutter AntLives: Forest FloorDiet: LeavesCool Facts: These antscut chunks off of leavesand carry them back totheir colony.
  21. 21. Blue MorphoLives: Forest floorDiet: Drinks the juice ofrotting fruit anddecomposing animalsCool Facts: One of thelargest butterflies in theworld. (8 inches across)