Amazon Rainforest

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Amazon Rainforest

  1. 1. The Amazon Rainforest
  2. 2. Environmental conditions <ul><li>Wet, hot and humid </li></ul><ul><li>50-260 inches of rain falls annually </li></ul><ul><li>Average temperature is between 69-93 °F </li></ul><ul><li>The average humidity is between 77 and 88% </li></ul>
  3. 3. Maximum time humans can cope <ul><li>Indigenous people live here </li></ul>
  4. 4. Limits humans can endure <ul><li>People can be affected by the extreme heat and humidity </li></ul>
  5. 5. Body systems affected <ul><li>Nervous system </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory system </li></ul><ul><li>Integumentary system </li></ul>
  6. 6. Adaptations <ul><li>Most indigenous people are not taller then 5 feet </li></ul>
  7. 7. Proper clothing required <ul><li>Wear comfortable shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Wear long sleeves and pants </li></ul>
  8. 8. Special equipment required <ul><li>Rain poncho </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber boots </li></ul><ul><li>Insect repellant </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Binoculars </li></ul><ul><li>Flashlight </li></ul><ul><li>Zip locked bags to keep clothing and equipment dry </li></ul>

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