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L21 Amazon Powerpoint

  1. 1. Outside Contact - Overview <ul><li>Lesson aims: </li></ul><ul><li>1. To assess how much of an impact different groups are having on the rainforest. </li></ul>Key words: Exploit Infrastructure LEDC MEDC Do now: What does the picture tell you about what is happening in the rainforest?
  2. 2. Definitions <ul><li>Infrastructure: the basic structure or features of a system or organization </li></ul><ul><li>LEDC: Lesser Economic Developed Country. </li></ul><ul><li>MEDC: More Economically Developed Country. </li></ul>Copy the following into your glossary: Exploit: To make use of something for your own advantage.
  3. 3. Positive impacts of Human intervention <ul><li>What do you think would be some positive impacts of human intervention in the rainforest? Write a list of your impacts. (TPS) </li></ul><ul><li>Have you thought of the following? (Add the missing ones to your list): </li></ul><ul><li>Improved transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Profits </li></ul><ul><li>Raw materials </li></ul><ul><li>Mineral deposits </li></ul><ul><li>Large-scale farming </li></ul><ul><li>Small-scale farming </li></ul><ul><li>For each point, provide a brief explanation of what the impact in that area means practically. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Negative impacts of Human intervention <ul><li>What do you think would be some negative impacts of human intervention in the rainforest? Write a list of your impacts. (TPS) </li></ul><ul><li>Have you thought of the following? (Add the missing ones to your list): </li></ul><ul><li>New roads </li></ul><ul><li>Land clearance </li></ul><ul><li>Flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of animal habitat </li></ul><ul><li>Fertile soils washed away </li></ul><ul><li>when forest is cleared </li></ul><ul><li>Profits don’t benefit local communities </li></ul><ul><li>For each point, provide a brief explanation of what the impact in that area means practically. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Human Intervention <ul><li>Read through the worksheet and complete the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Task 1: </li></ul><ul><li>Put Shifting Cultivation in your glossary with your other key terms. </li></ul><ul><li>Task 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Write a comparative paragraph which compares standard deforestation with shifting cultivation </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Homework <ul><li>Task 3: </li></ul><ul><li>Using the information on the worksheet, create a brochure for businesses and government in Brazil showing them some of the ways they can make use of the land without destroying it. </li></ul><ul><li>You must include: </li></ul><ul><li>1. At least two options to make use of the rainforest </li></ul><ul><li>2. Give a detailed overview of what each option is and </li></ul><ul><li>3. Explain how each option is better than what is being done at the moment. </li></ul>

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