Exploring the Amazon rainforest

This resource is part of Tropical Rainforests, a Geography unit designed for students in KS2, but can also be taught as a stand alone lesson. All resources are compatible with both Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.

This lesson is a great introduction to the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. First, the presentation introduces students to the Amazon and its incredibly biodiverse flora and fauna. It then goes on to look at the geography of the Amazon in more detail, specifically its location within the continent of South America.


Activity:
The activity challenges students to identify a range of human and physical geographical features within South America, including the nine countries in which the Amazon rainforest is located.


In extension activities, students identify the capitals of those countries and complete a cloze-procedure paragraph about the Amazon.

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  1. KAMALDEEP JAGA

    Excellent quality resource with a great map activity

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