What is the most famous type of forest in the world?
The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It covers more than 5.5 million square kilometers across nine countries. It is home to a wide variety of plants and animals.
The Magical Amazon Rain Forest
Tropical Rainforest: A type of forest with a lot of rain and high temperatures, usually located near the equator. Biodiversity: The variety of different species of plants, animals, and other living organisms. Ecosystem: A community of living organisms and their environment that interact with each other.
The Amazon rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other ecosystem on Earth. The Amazon river is the second longest river in the world, behind only the Nile. The Amazon rainforest produces 20% of the world's oxygen!
Work together in pairs: What are three ways that you can help protect the Amazon Rainforest?
Work together in pairs: What are some ways that you can help protect the Amazon Rain Forest?
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What is the world's largest rainforest?
- Amazon Rainforest
- Congo Rainforest
- Serengeti Rainforest
- Borneo Rainforest
What is the name of the world's second largest river that runs through the Amazon Rainforest?
- Amazon River
- Ganges River
- Congo River
- Nile River
What is the estimated number of species in the Amazon Rainforest?
- 1 million
- 10 million
- 100 million
- 1 billion
What is the name of the world's longest mountain range located in the Amazon Rainforest?
- Andes Mountains
- Rocky Mountains
What percentage of the world's oxygen does the Amazon Rainforest produce?