The Rainforest, Raw Materials, and You


  • Aug 18 2010 9:44 PM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this lesson, from PBS' "Journey into Amazonia," students identify products made with materials that originate in the world's rainforests. After identifying rainforest products they have used, students choose which five products are the most important to them. Students research to evaluate whether or not their products have been harvested in a sustainable manner from the Amazon.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 10

    Topics: Geography, Career & Technical Ed, Life Sciences, History-Social Science, Science, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Ecology & Ecosystems


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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning