Hazlehurst Community Primary School

Growing Together

Hazlehurst Community

Primary School

Growing Together

Topic

Our new topic is Rainforests

 

Key vocabulary to explore:                                            

Vocab:

Rainforest

Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Capricorn

Forest Floor

Understory

Canopy
Emergent

Habitat

Humid

Species

Deforestation

Equator
Species
Predator

Prey

   

 

Key questions and objectives to consider:

 

Can you name and locate a rainforest on a map?

Can you explain and label the layers of canopy in a rainforest?

Which plants would you find in each layer of the canopy? Explain why. 

Identify animals that live in the rainforest. Explain why. 

Explain why animals are adapted to live in the rainforest. 

Explore who and why people may life in the rainforest. 

Understand and explain deforestation. 

Debate/balanced argument- Should deforestation be happening?

 

This site is great to research-  http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/rainforests/rainforests.html

 

 

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