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Tropical Rainforest and Tropical Desert Ecosystems


Explain ecosystems.

Describe the distribution of tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Describe the characteristics of tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Explain the relationship of natural vegetation, wildlife and climate in tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Describe the impact of human activity on tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

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Tropical Rainforest and Tropical Desert Ecosystems


Explain ecosystems.

Describe the distribution of tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Describe the characteristics of tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Explain the relationship of natural vegetation, wildlife and climate in tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

Describe the impact of human activity on tropical rainforest / tropical desert ecosystems.

TASK

In groups, create a 20 minute lesson to teach the class about one ecosystem.

Your 'lesson' should aim to include:

  • Reference to specific examples and data
  • A world map showing and describing distribution
  • Climate graph for your region
  • A short video <3min
  • Visuals / infographics
  • Key information
  • Range of learning activities
  • Sources
  • Quiz

Focus on the following sections:

  1. Describe what an ecosystem is and describe the distribution of tropical rainforest ecosystems.
  2. Describe the characteristics of tropical rainforest ecosystems.
  3. Explain the relationship of natural vegetation, wildlife and climate in tropical rainforest ecosystems.
  4. Describe the impact of human activity on tropical rainforest ecosystems.