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Mr. LoSasso presents…. Save our Earth!. Version 2.0. The Rainforests.

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mr losasso presents
Mr. LoSasso presents…

Save

our

Earth!

Version 2.0

The Rainforests

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Each Round, teams will attempt to answer 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 point questions.If a question is missed, the LAST place team gets the first chance to steal, followed by the next to last place team, followed by the 2nd place team. The team in 1st place NEVER has the opportunity for a steal.If a steal is earned by a team, the team gets the original points, plus 1 pick at on the Checkerboard for BONUS points!

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Jeopardy Version 2.0 Round 1: Rainforest History

In most countries of the Amazon Basin, the rainforest was undeveloped & ___________ [NUXELPORDE] for hundreds of years.

10

UNEXPLORED

In the 1960s, the Brazilian government decided that it could use the resources of the Amazon rainforest to make Brazil a very _______________ [YHTLAWE] country.

20

WEALTHY

HARDWOOD

Valuable resources include rare ______________ [OOWDHDAR] from trees & fertile land for farming and grazing ______________ [TTALCE].

30

CATTLE

Other valuable resources include water ________ [OERWP] from dammed rivers & minerals such as _________ [DGOL] & __________ [OINR].

POWER

40

GOLD

IRON

The Brazilian government encouraged groups to clear the ________ [SETRE] off the land, or __________ [ESTORDEF] it, and then to settle and develop the land.

50

TREES

DEFOREST

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Jeopardy V 2.0 Round 2: Rainforest Overview

Rainforests receive between 100 and 400 __________ [SHNICE] of rain each year!

10

INCHES

The ____________ [AMZANO] rainforest in South America is the ____________ [GREASTL] in the world.

AMAZON

20

LARGEST

The Amazon rainforest is roughly the same size as the continental _________ ________ [EDITNU TTSSAE].

30

UNITED STATES

In South America, the rainforests spread across _______ [ENNI] countries. Most of the rainforests

fall inside the borders of _________ [ZAIRLB].

40

NINE

BRAZIL

PERCENT

Twenty ____________ [EPCRNET] of the Earth’s

__________________ [ERATHWESFR] flows through the Amazon & the smaller ____________ [SRIVER], called tributaries, that flow into it.

50

FRESHWATER

F

FR

FRE

FRES

FRESH

FRESHW

RIVERS

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Jeopardy V 2.0 Round 3: Amazon River

The Amazon is the second longest river in the world, second only to the Nile River located in

_______________ [FRACIA].

10

AFRICA

The rivers & rainforest of the Amazon make up a large ________ [SAIBN] (this refers to a region drained by a single river system).

20

BASIN

The Amazon basin is like a _________ [ELFNNU], with its wide end at the __________ [DNEAS] mountains.

F

FU

FUN

FUNNEL

30

ANDES

The Amazon’s water flows _______ [ESTW] to _______ [ETSA] and eventually empties into the ______________ [TCILNATA] Ocean .

WEST

EAST

40

ATLANTIC

The average __________ [DPHET] of the river during the rainy season is 131 feet, and the average _________ [HTDWI] can be nearly 25 miles at certain points.

DEPTH

50

WIDTH

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Jeopardy V 2.0 Round 4: Rainforest Climate

Rainforest climates like the Amazon are located in the ________ [OIPTRCS], between 23 ½ degrees north & 23 ½ degrees south latitude.

10

TROPICS

Rainforest climates tend to be _______ [THO], __________ [MUHDI] and full of _____________ [TIONETATVEG].

HOT

20

HUMID

VEGETATION

These fertile forests are valuable ____________ [CSERUOSRE] which are home to the largest variety of ___________ [SMLAIN] and vegetables on Earth.

RESOURCES

30

ANIMALS

Tropical rainforests are also important because they serve as the “________ [NULGS] of the __________ [RATEH].”

40

LUNGS

EARTH

Tropical rainforests ___________ [GEANCH], or convert, large amounts of ________ _________ [BROCAN DEXIIDO] into oxygen in the atmosphere.

C

CHAN

CH

CHA

CHANGE

50

CARBON DIOXIDE

social studies unscramblers for control of the last round
Social Studies “UNSCRAMBLERS”for control of the last round.

First team to solve 3 “unscramblers” gains control…..each player may ONLY successfully solve ONE “unscrambler” for his/her team.

ungls fo het thear
“UNGLS FO HET THEAR”

“LUNGS OF THE EARTH”

10 point bonus to the last place team
10 point BONUS to the last place team…

What is known as the “lungs of the earth?”

Rainforests

bglaol ngmiawr
BGLAOL NGMIAWR

GLOBAL WARMING

30 point bonus to the last place team
30 point BONUS to the last place team…

What South American country is shown here?

Colombia

eht ioptrcs
“EHT IOPTRCS”

“THE TROPICS”

20 point bonus to the last place team
20 point BONUS to the last place team…

At what number degrees latitude are the “Tropics” located?

23 ½ degrees

eenrhogues ffeetc
EENRHOGUES FFEETC

GREENHOUSE EFFECT

35 point bonus to the last place team
35 point BONUS to the last place team…

What South American country is shown here?

Bolivia

xyenog
XYENOG

OXYGEN

40 point bonus to the last place team
40 point BONUS to the last place team…

What South American country is shown here?

Ecuador

oaanmz vierr
OAANMZ VIERR

AMAZON RIVER

45 point bonus to the last place team
45 point BONUS to the last place team…

What South American country is shown here?

Argentina

onrcba xoiidde
ONRCBA XOIIDDE

CARBON DIOXIDE

50 point bonus to the last place team
50 point BONUS to the last place team…

What South American country is shown here?

Peru

alurant serourecs
ALURANT SEROURECS

NATURAL RESOURCES

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You may ONLY answer 1 more

5

MORE

TOSS UPS!!!

Let’s

Rumble

Fool!

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50

Points!

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2

CheckerboardPicks

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45

Points

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60

Points

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3

Checkerboard

Picks

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Jeopardy V 2.0 FINAL Mystery Round!!!

Farming deforested land has NOT always been a success because the rainforest _________ [ISOL] is

poor for growing _________ [SOCRP].

?

SOIL

CROPS

________________ [NEVIORMNENATILSST] are concerned about deforestation for a variety of reasons.

ENVIRONMENTALISTS

?

Deforestation has driven many ___________ [PSECEIS] of plants and animals to _____________ [NIOTCNITXE].

SPECIES

?

EXTINCTION

Deforestation is causing the atmosphere around the earth to _______ [EAHT] up, creating what is called a _________________ [EEOUESHNGR] effect.

?

HEAT

GREENHOUSE

Many scientists believe this condition may damage the

earth’s ___________ [OZNEO] layer, the layer of the atmosphere that protects the earth from the ______ [UNS].

?

OZONE

SUN

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4

more

questions

OH

NO!!!

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You may….

PENALIZE ANY TEAM 75 POINTS

<OR>

PICK 3 CHECKERBOARD PICKS

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You choose…

50 points

<OR>

2

CHECKERBOARD PICKS

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You choose…

75 points

<OR>

3

CHECKERBOARD PICKS

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Pick any 2….

60 points

<OR>

2

CHECKERBOARD PICKS

<OR>

Penalize

Any team 50 points