The Amazon Rainforest

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Introduce your students to the layers of the rainforest and the many animals who live there. Explore the adaptations that have evolved over time to make for a successful existence of life in the rainforest.

Video length: 18:42 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video

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Definition of a rainforest

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Fun facts about rainforests

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Layers of the rainforest

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Animals that live in each layer

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Adaptations

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Camouflage

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Diurnal/Nocturnal

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Plants of the rainforest

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Animals living in the Amazon river

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