Tropical Rainforests

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Give 3 facts about rainforest climate
Tropical rain forests are generally very warm and humid with a lot of rain. The temperature stays at about 80 all year and goes up to 87 and no cooler than 78.
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Explain 2 ways that plants are adapted to rainforest ecosystems
Fan palms have large leaves to catch as much rain and sunshine as possible. Tropical trees have developed huge buttress roots they help to anchor the trees to the ground.
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Explain 3 animal adaptions to the rainforest ecosystem
many animals can camoflauge to keep themselves hidden from predators and prey. Monkeys swing from tree to tree to escape predators. Some animals are poisionous and are brightly coloured to warn predators to leave them alone.
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Amazon Rainforest: Describe the causes, impacts and management of deforestation including sustainable methods
causes:fires, clear cutting,ranching/development, unsustainable logging, degration. imapcts: endangering animals, loss of supplies, loss of shelter. management:international agreements,conservation, replanting, selective logging, ecotourism.
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Explain 2 ways that plants are adapted to rainforest ecosystems
Lianas use trees to climb up to the canopy where they spread from tree to tree to get as much light as possible. leaves are conical shaped so water flows off to drip tip
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Drawn a diagram of rainforest soil structure
diagram
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Fan palms have large leaves to catch as much rain and sunshine as possible. Tropical trees have developed huge buttress roots they help to anchor the trees to the ground.

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Explain 2 ways that plants are adapted to rainforest ecosystems

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many animals can camoflauge to keep themselves hidden from predators and prey. Monkeys swing from tree to tree to escape predators. Some animals are poisionous and are brightly coloured to warn predators to leave them alone.

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causes:fires, clear cutting,ranching/development, unsustainable logging, degration. imapcts: endangering animals, loss of supplies, loss of shelter. management:international agreements,conservation, replanting, selective logging, ecotourism.

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Lianas use trees to climb up to the canopy where they spread from tree to tree to get as much light as possible. leaves are conical shaped so water flows off to drip tip

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