Amazon Rainforest 11 - 12 yrs

The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Covering over 5.5 million square kilometres, it’s so big that the UK and Ireland would fit into it 17 times! The Amazon is found in South America, spanning across Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. Running through the north of the rainforest is the Amazon river. Flowing a length of around 6,400km, it is the second longest river in the world. The longest is the river Nile, stretching an even longer 6,650km! It is important to understand the forest and how it impacts all our lives. – See more at:

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    Amazon Rain Forest

    A good way to start is an article on the Amazonian forest. The importance of the same can be corelated closely to the health of the planet

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    Why is the Amazon Rainforest so Important?

    The reason for the importance of this forest for all humans, and all flora and fauna is explained in this article w.r.t WWF

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    Fact Sheet

    A quick reckoner on the basic facts

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    Animals in the Amazon

    An important part of understanding the forest is to know the animals

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    Animals in the Amazon

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    Nat Geo documentary on the Amazon

    A detailed look at the Amazon the way only National Geographic can do

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    Rainforest in a shoebox

    From the description: How to Make a Rain forest in a Shoe Box - School Project (Kevin's Rainforest). This project was about 7-8 hours long to do (with the details it has) so we decided to record it in stop motion, this way you can see it built in under 15 minutes. We had a lot of fun doing it, hope you enjoy it. The water is a liquid called "Realistic Water" by Woodland Scenics and "Water Effects" by Woodland Scenics. For the darker blue water we used "Blue Realistic Water" by Scene A Rama.

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    Amazon Rainforest (Time for Kids Nonfiction Readers) Perfect

    There is so much to explore in the Amazon! Readers are taken on an adventure through the Amazon rainforest to learn about the lush plants and beautiful animals, deforestation, and rainforest conservation in this fascinating nonfiction reader that features striking photographs and riveting facts.

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    Terrarium DIY: Turn an Old Soda Bottle into a Miniature Rainforest!

    This awesome, upcycled twist on the classic terrarium DIY is a miniature rainforest in a bottle!

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    layers in the Amazonian forest