What's it all about?
The Amazon rainforest is home to millions of different species of animals, but do your pupils understand that it is also essential for the whole planet? In this article your pupils will find out what rainforests are, why rainforests are so important to life on Earth and how they are under threat.
Use this article to:
- Find out where the Amazon rainforest is
- Introduce the process of photosynthesis
- Learn about deforestation
- Explore the rainforest habitat
Download this FREE article to use as a starting point for your teaching and learning around the topic of rainforests.
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