The tropical rainforest (ES) © Siemens Stiftung 2021 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

The tropical rainforest (ES)


Content package for interactive whiteboards (for elementary school):
Individual media related to tropical rainforests are compiled here in a meaningful didactic way for teaching using an interactive whiteboard.

English, German, Spanish (CREA)
Interactive (5.6 MByte)
All media for the package are contained in this zip file. After unpacking, the package can be started by double-clicking on the “start.html” file.

The content package is designed for use in elementary school. It consists of the following individual media:
• 2 photo collages: People in rainforests and the mechanical deforestation
• 2 graphics: Image for discussion on rain forests and a simple mind map on tropical rainforests
• 5 interactive graphics: Layer structure of tropical rainforests, one interactive graphic each on the plant life and animal life in tropical rainforests, dangers to tropical rainforests, and an interactive world map to get to know the rainforest regions
• 4 interactive exercises: On the plant and animal life in rainforests, an interactive mind map, a cloze test, and a multiple-choice test
• 1 worksheet with answer sheet for reflection upon one’s own “rainforest-friendly" behavior
• 1 film on the topic of “slash-and-burn in rainforests"
• 4 information sheets: On tropical rainforests in general and one each on the plants, animals, and people in tropical rainforests
• 1 set of experimentation instructions with teacher information on the local water cycle
• 1 link list

Information and ideas:
The media in content package for interactive whiteboards are also available as individual media on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
There are no other media directly related to this file.
Interactive whiteboard content
Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4
Elementary school
Animal; Climate; Ecosystem; Environmental destruction; Environmental protection; Person; Plants; Rainforest; Sustainable development
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