Amazon Rainforest: People & Threats (Grades 5-9)

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Meet the people who have called the Amazon rainforest home for centuries. Learn about the threats facing all who live there and how everyone can help overcome these challenges.

Video length: 15:06 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video

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Daily activities in the Amazon rainforest

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Hunting, fishing, & crops

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Costumes & clothing

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Housing & transportation

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Medicine, food, & products in the rainforest

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Threats to the rainforest

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Deforestation & damage

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Extinction, erosion, & flooding

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Solutions

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What you can do

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Ecotourism

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Amazon Rainforest (Grades 5-9)

Amazon Rainforest (Grades 2-6)

Amazon Rainforest: People & Threats (Grades 2-6)

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