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How Does Where You Live Affect How You Live?

How Does Where You Live Affect How You Live?

This multimedia, self-instructional Web lesson presents information to students about the Amazon rain forest, focusing on the aspects of geography, geology, climate, culture and the peoples, through photo slideshows, a Web page displaying student artwork from the rain forest, and a streaming video featuring students living there. Students would develop a certain level of emotional connection with children living in the rain forest through interacting with the dynamic visual presentations, which would, in turn, motivate them to learn more about the rain forest, its cultures and other countries and communities around the world. Students would learn to identify differences and similarities between aspects of their own school and home life and that of children in the Amazon. They would gain a... Show More


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Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
11 years ago
Very useful resource for learning about the culture and people of the rain forest.