Tropical rainforests – the Earth’s air conditioner © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Tropical rainforests – the Earth’s air conditioner

Image

Photo:
Wisps of fog in the tropical rainforest of French Guiana.

English, Spanish, German
Image (350.3 kByte)
2019-04-26
Tropical rainforests produce many clouds of vapor that protect the Earth’s surface from further warming. These clouds reflect the sunlight so that much of the light does not even reach the Earth’s surface in the first place.
Example
Geography
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school
Climatic factor; Ecosystem; Habitat; Rainforest
Siemens Stiftung Media Portal
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