Soil and humus in tropical rainforests © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Soil and humus in tropical rainforests

Text

Information sheet:
Why is it that the soil in tropical rainforests is so nutrient-poor?

English, German
Text
PDF (170.7 kByte) DOC (288.5 kByte)
2019-04-26
The text provides information about the soil characteristics in tropical rainforests and answers the question of why the humus layer is so thin in rainforests. Rainforest soil is then compared with the nutrient-rich soils in Europe.
Information sheet
Geography
Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Ecosystem; Habitat; Rainforest; Soil (soil science)
Siemens Stiftung Media Portal
Dr. Tom Deutschle for the Siemens Stiftung
© Siemens Stiftung 2016
Stay up-to-date!

About four times a year, we inform you about new media on this portal as well as current studies and events related to OER and STEM.

Media Portal newsletter – register now

About four times a year, we inform you about new media on this portal as well as current studies and events related to OER and STEM.

*Required fields


Language

Liebe Nutzerin, lieber Nutzer,
El Portal de Medios – das spanische Medienportal – ist umgezogen und heißt nun CREA.
Auf CREA finden Sie weiterhin hochwertige Medien für den MINT-Unterricht und vieles mehr.

Dear User,
El Portal de Medios - the Spanish Media Portal - has moved and is now called CREA.
On CREA, you will continue to find high-quality media for STEM education and much more.

Estimado usuario, estimada usuaria,
El Portal de Medios – en español – ha sido trasladado y ahora se llama CREA.
En CREA seguirá encontrando medios de alta calidad para la enseñanza de STEM, y mucho más.

Zu CREA wechseln / Switch to CREA / Cambiar a CREA
CREA - El Portal de Medios para la Enseñanza STEM

Hierbleiben / Stay here / Quédate aquí:
Fenster schließen / Close window / Cerrar ventana