Lesson : Saving the Rainforest

Overview

It offers a cross-curricular approach to learning about the geography, natural history and environmental issues related to the rainforest. It looks at the effects of its destruction on humans and animals. The lesson also includes information on charities linked to saving the rainforest. It is suitable for Lower KS1 upwards. 

Cross-curricular links: Literacy, art, science

Learning Activities:

  • Poetry writing
  • Painting in the style of Henri Rousseau
  • Simple introduction of the carbon cycle
  • Ideas to encourage social action.