Deforestation in Amazonia <ul><li>Lesson Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>To describe how outsiders are exploiting the resources in...
Deforestation in Brazil <ul><li>The Brazilian Amazon has one _____ of the world’s remaining ______ rainforests. Already th...
Deforestation in Brazil <ul><li>The Brazilian Amazon has one  third  of the world’s remaining  tropical  rainforests. Alre...
Deforestation in general <ul><li>Think very carefully about what this video is showing you about the changing environment ...
Describe deforestation <ul><li>What did the video show you was happening in the rainforest? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to use f...
Protect the rainforest <ul><li>Create a poster which encourages people to protect the rainforest. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell p...
Homework <ul><li>Jump on Blackboard and complete the survey for this term.  </li></ul><ul><li>It can be found under a new ...
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L23 Deforestation in Amazonia

  1. 1. Deforestation in Amazonia <ul><li>Lesson Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>To describe how outsiders are exploiting the resources in the Amazon. </li></ul><ul><li>To explain the effect of this on the people and the environment in the Amazon. </li></ul><ul><li>Do now: </li></ul><ul><li>What does the picture tell you about deforestation? </li></ul>Key Words: Deforestation Exploitation
  2. 2. Deforestation in Brazil <ul><li>The Brazilian Amazon has one _____ of the world’s remaining ______ rainforests. Already the area of Brazilian Amazonia _________ is twice the land area of New Zealand. Cattle_______, gold ______ and soy plantations are replacing rainforest at and average rate of 8 football fields per______! </li></ul>Fill in the gaps above using the words below: ranches minute tropical mines destroyed third
  3. 3. Deforestation in Brazil <ul><li>The Brazilian Amazon has one third of the world’s remaining tropical rainforests. Already the area of Brazilian Amazonia destroyed is twice the land area of New Zealand. Cattle ranches , gold mines and soy plantations are replacing rainforest at and average rate of 8 football fields per minute ! </li></ul>Fill in the gaps above using the words below: ranches minute tropical mines destroyed third
  4. 4. Deforestation in general <ul><li>Think very carefully about what this video is showing you about the changing environment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Describe deforestation <ul><li>What did the video show you was happening in the rainforest? </li></ul><ul><li>Try to use facts in your answer and be specific </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your description is full (don’t cut corners) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Protect the rainforest <ul><li>Create a poster which encourages people to protect the rainforest. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell people what you think is valuable and needs protecting. </li></ul><ul><li>Include details or images about the damage that is being done. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Homework <ul><li>Jump on Blackboard and complete the survey for this term. </li></ul><ul><li>It can be found under a new tab called ‘Surveys and Feedback’ within the ‘Course Information’ category. </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete this by Thursday!  </li></ul>

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