Rainforests                                                         IntroductionYear 8 Geography- Topic 1 – Global Environ...
Rainforests
Rainforests
RainforestsWhat is atropicalrainforest?
RainforestsTropical rainforestsare forests thatgrow in warm, wetregions of Africa,Central and SouthAmerica andSouth-East A...
Rainforests
RainforestsA rainforest is a very importantbiomeRainforests support a wide rangeof living things including about50% of the...
Rainforests                     Rainforests cover                     about 6%* of the                     earths surface*...
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 ...
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2011 year 8 geography - rainforests - introduction

  1. 1. Rainforests IntroductionYear 8 Geography- Topic 1 – Global Environments - 2011
  2. 2. Rainforests
  3. 3. Rainforests
  4. 4. RainforestsWhat is atropicalrainforest?
  5. 5. RainforestsTropical rainforestsare forests thatgrow in warm, wetregions of Africa,Central and SouthAmerica andSouth-East Asia
  6. 6. Rainforests
  7. 7. RainforestsA rainforest is a very importantbiomeRainforests support a wide rangeof living things including about50% of the worlds known plantand animal species
  8. 8. Rainforests Rainforests cover about 6%* of the earths surface*It used to be 14%
  9. 9. Which Rainforest? RainforestsTropical Temperate
  10. 10. Tropical RainforestsTROPIC OF CANCER 23.5 degrees NORTHEQUATOR 0 degrees (Latitude)TROPIC OF CAPRICORN 23.5 degrees SOUTH
  11. 11. Tropical RainforestsAnother name for a tropicalrainforest is an EquatorialRainforest?Why do you think that is so?
  12. 12. Temperate RainforestsTROPIC OF CANCER 23.5 degrees NORTHEQUATOR 0 degrees (Latitude)TROPIC OF CAPRICORN 23.5 degrees SOUTH
  13. 13. 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

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