Lesson explaining the layers of tropical rainforests including:
- Detailed and interesting teaching PPT detailing the different layers of the rainforest: including how their features make them suitable for different animals and the animals which live there.
- Interesting and fun ‘lift the flap’ book activity for students to add information about each layer of tropical rainforests to.
- Whole unit planning.
National Curriculum Objectives:
Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle.
Y3: explore the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant
Y3: identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat
Y4: recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways