Rainforest Alliance site has a wealth of information about the different issues connected with our rainforests as well as ways we can all help to protect them. A great children’s section as well – check out the 9 things everyone should know….
RAINFOREST TOPIC SITES
The Rainforest Alliance
This charity site has a wealth of information about the different issues connected with our rainforests as well as ways we can all help to protect them. A great children’s section as well – check out the 9 things everyone should know….
Section on the Active Wild website all about rainforests. This is a great site with comprehensive and clear information written by a UK group of scientists who want to inspire the next generation of David Attenboroughs!
Section on the Live Science website about rainforests.
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Find out about the rainforest layers, and some of the animals that live there.
The Living Rainforest
This website for the Living Rainforest in the UK has lots of information on the animals, as well as worksheets and information about medical resources that can be found there..
National Geographic – 15 facts
Section on National Geographic kids that looks at 15 coolfacts about the rainforest…
The Woodland Trust
Super site with lots of information about the trees and animals that you can find in UK woodlands as well as ways to look after this special habitat..
Kids section of this charity website has information on where rainforests are and why they are important.
Clean Air KidsDeforestation facts for kids
Good clear explanation of all the main issues with facts and figures.
Explain That Stuff.com
Not a children’s site and does have adverts but this link gives a more detailed explanation of climate change for children, what it is and why it is happening.
The charity site explains why the rainforest needs protecting and how they are supporting local villages to protect their own areas of rainforest.
Geography on the web
Site for learning geography on the web – has information on what a rainforest is and also some of the ways people are destroying them.
MBGNet – rainforests
Lots of information about both temperate and tropical rainforests ……..this is a great site on the biomes of the world from a US museum.
PBS Journey into Amazonia
PBS site based on the TV series with information about plants and animals as well as an interactive explorer game.
WWF The Amazon
WWF’s site with information on the Amazon – what animals live there, what problms there are there, what the WWF is doing to help.
NASA Climate Kids
Great site from NASA with video, info and activities on climate change, animals, weather etc. has a section on the lemers of Madagascar.