Virtual Field Trip to Tropical Rainforests Click on me to explore the tropical rainforest virtual field trip Welcome to

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  • Virtual Field Trip to Tropical RainforestsClick on me to explore the tropical rainforest virtual field trip Welcome to

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

  • Make your journal entries as you click from link to link. Then draw a picture of something related to your assigned categoryAssessment: journals and pictures from your groupClick on me to start the tropical rainforest virtual field trip Journal EntriesThere are rainforests in South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Australia, Central America, as well as North AmericaRainforests 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

  • Tours of rainforestsAnimalsClick on the map to see the many locationsPlantsInsectsWaterfallsTOUR HOMEhttp://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/where.htmlCanopyMid-layersFloorBirds

  • Click on the picture for a YouTube video introduction about the RainforestsMore 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)VIDEO Tours of Rainforests on YouTubeBack to HomeRainforest facts (http://www.rain-tree.com/facts.htm)

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

    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)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)

  • Birds of the RainforestMacawhttp://kids.mongabay.com/elementary/animals/scarlet_macaw.htmlClick on the pictures and links for informationHarpy Eagle http://www.peregrinefund.org/explore_raptors/eagles/harpyeag.htmlRainforest Birds - Panama (YouTube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aK-1X_PnokMealy Parrot http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/rainforests/parrots_mealy.htmlBack to HomeHarpy Eagle (YouTube video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr8qYrtWsTM

  • Animals of the RainforestBack to Homehttp://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/animals.htmlGolden Tamerin Lion (http://www.aqua.org/animals_goldenliontamarin.html)Ocelot http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/ocelot.htmlOrangutan http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/OrangutanPanther Chameleon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panther_chameleonTwo-toed Sloth http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/learning/animals/mammals/two-toed-slothTapir http://www.tapir.org/about_tapir.htmlClick on the pictures and links for information

  • Insects of the RainforestLeaf Cutter Ant http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/learning/animals/invertebrates/antBlue Morpho Butterflyhttp://www.rainforest-alliance.org/resources.cfm?id=blue_butterflyRainforest Spiders (YouTube Video)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW2MrwAtXskStag Beetlehttp://rainforest-australia.com/stag_beetle.htmBack to HomeClick on the pictures and links for information

  • Trees and Plants of the RainforestBack to HomeTropical Rainforest Walk (YouTube Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5GFirR6mToRainbow TreeBanana Tree http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BananaCocao Tree http://www.chocolate.org/choctree.htmlRafflesia Planthttp://www.parasiticplants.siu.edu/Rafflesiaceae/Raff.arn.page.htmlPitcher Planthttp://www.mikebaker.com/plants/Sarracenia_purpurea.htmlOrchids http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/plants/orchids.htmlVenus Fly Trap http://www.botany.org/carnivorous_plants/venus_flytrap.phpClick on the pictures and links for information

  • Canopyhttp://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/intro.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainforest#Canopy_layerhttp://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/canopy3.htmBack to HomeClick on the pictures and links for information

  • Rainforest Floorhttp://www.sdmf.k12.wi.us/BF/resources/rainforestweb/floor/forestfloor.htmhttp://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/forestfloor1.htmBack to Home

  • Rainforest Middle Layer or Understoryhttp://striweb.si.edu/rainforest/understory.htmlBack to Home