Rain, Rain Everywhere
Starting with the El Yunque National Forest quarter and the Olympic National Park quarter, the students will access these sites’ websites to research the characteristics of tropical and temperate rain forests. The students will use the “Proof of a Rainforest” worksheet to identify these forests’ rainforest characteristics and the “Tropical or Temperate” Venn diagram to compare them. The students will write and illustrate a summary comparing the two forests.
El Yunque National Forest Quarter Reverse
United States Map
Proof of a Rainforest
Tropical or Temperate Venn DiagramOlympic National Park Quarter Reverse
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National Science Teachers Association (www.nsta.org)
- Life Science
- Demonstrate competence in the general skills and strategies of the writing process.
- Gather and use information for research purposes.