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Forest Features
In this lesson plan students learn about different types of forests - temperate deciduous forests, temperate evergreen forests, and tropical rain forests. Students will concentrate on the tropical rain forest and learn about the Congo Trek made by the explorer Michael Fay through the African rain forest.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Forestry
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-368
Educational standards:
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
    • Physical systems:
      • The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Geographic Society
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/index.html