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Virtual field trip to tropical rainforests

Click on me to explore the tropical rainforest virtual field trip

Virtual Field Trip to Tropical Rainforests

Welcome to


Virtual field trip to tropical rainforests

Hello! My name is Eli the Chamealon and I am your tour guide to the Rainforests of the World. When you see me, you can click on me to explore the websites and links that are part of the tour.

As you travel along, keep a journal of your trip so that you can recall the things you see and the places you have gone. Then draw a picture of something that relates to the group assigment from the teacher.

Click on me to see what your journal will look like and to begin our field trip…Have FUN!

You will need an active internet connection to take this trip. Come back to this Powerpoint file to go to another location


Virtual field trip to tropical rainforests

Make your journal entries as you click from link to link. Then draw a picture of something related to your assigned category

  • Journal Entries

  • There are rainforests in South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Australia, Central America, as well as North America

  • Rainforests have four layers.

  • The pygmies and the Huli are examples of two tribes that live in the rainforest.

  • There can be 2 or 3 million leaf cutter ants in a single colony

Click on me to start the tropical rainforest virtual field trip

Assessment:journals and pictures from your group


Virtual field trip to tropical rainforests

TOURHOME

Click on the map to see the many locations

Birds

http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/where.html

Canopy

Floor

Mid-layers

Tours of rainforests

Plants

Waterfalls

Animals

Insects


Virtual field trip to tropical rainforests

VIDEO Tours of Rainforests on YouTube

Click on the picture for a YouTube video introduction about the Rainforests

More rainforest videos for you to explore:

Seven Pools at Oheo, Kipahulu, Maui

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVl4zALY2Rs)

Tropical Rain Forests Slideshow

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F1hBgOz8nA)

Puerto Rico Rain Forest Hike

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4vrtKNrvoU)

Rainforest facts(http://www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm)

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Waterfalls

Waterfalls

These are two of the many waterfalls in the rainforest on Maui. Click here to see more Hawaiian rainforest waterfalls

(http://www.hawaiiweb.com/maui/sites_to_see/waterfalls.htm)

Waikamoi Stream Hana Rainforest Maui video of many waterfalls(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw_TeY0CxCU)

Rainforest, Waterfalls, and Paronella Park Cairns Australia (http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/mxcna78/south_pacific/1175853600/tpod.html)

The Atherton Tablelands is one of the best places in Australia for waterfalls. (http://lakeeacham.com/waterfalls.htm)

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Birds of the rainforest

Birds of the Rainforest

Mealy Parrothttp://www.animalcorner.co.uk/rainforests/parrots_mealy.html

Macaw

http://kids.mongabay.com/elementary/animals/scarlet_macaw.html

Rainforest Birds - Panama (YouTube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aK-1X_Pnok

Harpy Eagle (YouTube video)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr8qYrtWsTM

Click on the pictures and links for information

Harpy Eaglehttp://www.peregrinefund.org/explore_raptors/eagles/harpyeag.html

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Animals of the rainforest

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Animals of the Rainforest

Ocelothttp://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/ocelot.html

Click on the pictures and links for information

Golden Tamerin Lion(http://www.aqua.org/animals_goldenliontamarin.html)

Tapirhttp://www.tapir.org/about_tapir.html

Panther Chameleonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panther_chameleon

http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/animals.html

Two-toed Slothhttp://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/learning/animals/mammals/two-toed-sloth

Orangutanhttp://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Orangutan


Insects of the rainforest

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Insects of the Rainforest

Leaf Cutter Anthttp://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/learning/animals/invertebrates/ant

Rainforest Spiders (YouTube Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW2MrwAtXsk

Blue Morpho Butterfly

http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/resources.cfm?id=blue_butterfly

Stag Beetle

http://rainforest-australia.com/stag_beetle.htm

Click on the pictures and links for information


Trees and plants of the rainforest

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Trees and Plants of the Rainforest

Tropical Rainforest Walk(YouTube Video)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5GFirR6mTo

Orchidshttp://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/plants/orchids.html

Pitcher Plant

http://www.mikebaker.com/plants/Sarracenia_purpurea.html

Rainbow Tree

Cocao Treehttp://www.chocolate.org/choctree.html

Rafflesia Plant

http://www.parasiticplants.siu.edu/Rafflesiaceae/Raff.arn.page.html

Banana Treehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana

Click on the pictures and links for information

Venus Fly Traphttp://www.botany.org/carnivorous_plants/venus_flytrap.php


Canopy

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Canopy

http://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/intro.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainforest#Canopy_layer

http://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/canopy3.htm

Click on the pictures and links for information


Rainforest floor

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Rainforest Floor

http://www.sdmf.k12.wi.us/BF/resources/rainforestweb/floor/forestfloor.htm

http://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/forestfloor1.htm


Rainforest middle layer or understory

Rainforest Middle Layer or Understory

http://striweb.si.edu/rainforest/understory.html

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