It's Goin' Down; The Rain Forest

Unit of 4 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Library / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Arts
Language Arts
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

Focus Question: How can I be a steward of the rainforests?

Unit Overview 

Students become  knowledgeable about the attributes of a tropical rainforest and, working with current statistics, they identify the repercussions of rainforest destruction and how this destruction may personally affect them if deforestation continues at its present pace.

Service Experience 
From involvement in a service project, generating funds to be donated to a non-profit rainforest organization.
Lessons in This Unit