Rainforest Adventure

First and Second Level - In-person Workshop

Class Level: P5-P7

Duration: 50 minutes

Discover some of the amazing creatures that lurk in our tropical rainforests and how they have adapted to make the most of these amazing environments, before getting up close and personal with some real tropical creepy crawlies. The workshop finishes with an online shopping activity which highlights how our consumer choices are affecting rainforests globally.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

SCIENCES

SCIENCES

  • I can identify and classify examples of living things, past and present, to help me appreciate their diversity. I can relate physical and behavioural characteristics to their survival or extinction. SCN 2-01a

SOCAIL STUDIES

SOCAIL STUDIES

  • I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally-responsible way. SOC 2-08a

TECHNOLOGIES

TECHNOLOGIES

  • I can extend and enhance my knowledge of digital technologies to collect, analyse ideas, relevant information and organise these in an appropriate way. TCH 2-01a
  • I can analyse how lifestyles can impact on the environment and Earth’s resources and can make suggestions about how to live in a more sustainable way. TCH 2-06a

LITERACY

LITERACY

  • When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a
  • I can select ideas and relevant information, organise these in an appropriate way for my purpose and use suitable vocabulary for my audience. LIT 2-06a
  • As I listen or watch, I can identify and discuss the purpose, main ideas and supporting detail contained within the text, and use this information for different purposes. LIT 2-04a