Tropical rainforests – many species in a small area © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Tropical rainforests – many species in a small area

Image

Chart:
The biodiversity in tropical rainforests is compared with that in the other regions of the Earth.

English, German
Image (76.7 kByte)
2019-04-26
Scientists estimate that the number of species in tropical rainforests accounts for 50 to 90 percent of the total number of species on Earth. Two pie charts clearly show that this large number of species (in the chart, 90 percent was used) is found on only 7 percent of the Earth’s total land mass.
Illustration
Biology; Geography
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Endangered animal species; Endangered plant species; Rainforest; Species protection
Siemens Stiftung Media Portal
MediaHouse GmbH using material from: Dr. Tom Deutschle
© 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