Rainforest Biomes A Science Project by Emily Welles For Mrs. Lewis’ Science Class
What are Rainforest Biomes? • Rainforests are tropical forest of trees in a region of all year heat. There has been lots of rain and heat there for millions of years!
Where are rainforest biomes located? • Tropical rainforest biomes are located near the equator. There are tropical rainforests on the continents South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America.
How hot is a rainforest? • The temperature in a rain forest doesn’t usually get higher than 93 °F or below 68 °F. The average humidity is between 77% and 88%!
How hot is a tropical rainforest? (Cont’d) • There are no seasons in a tropical rainforest! It ALWAYS rains there, usually once a day! It could rain up to 400 inches of rain a year!
What types of animals are found there? • Many types of animals are found in tropical rainforests. The rainforest provides lots of heat, water, and food, making it able to provide for many types of animals.
Mammals found in the Rainforest Many mammals can be found in the tropical rainforest. These include Asian elephants, leopards, ocelots, orangutans, chimpanzees, Bengal tigers, sloths, capybaras, okapis, and many more. The animals can thrive in the warm temperatures, large amounts of water, and many plants.
Birds of the Rainforest Many types of animals are found in tropical rainforests, many of them birds. There are many birds and most of them are very colorful. The rainforest provides lots of heat, water, and food. Some bird that live in the rainforest include Macaws, Parrots, Toucans, and tons of other types of birds.
Reptiles of the Rainforest There are many kinds of reptiles in the rainforest. These include the Emerald Tree Boa , the Chameleon, Geckos, Alligators, Caimans, Iguanas, and many more. They can blend in well with the leafy green plants.
Plants of the rainforest • There are many different trees, plants, and flowers. They have a perfect climate and lots of water for growing various tropical plants and trees.
Quiz!!!! • There will now be a short quiz on the TROPICAL RAINFOREST!!!! 1. How much rain can fall in a tropical rainforest per year???
Quiz Continued • Answer: 50 to 260 inches of rain can fall in a tropical rainforest per year! • 2. Where are tropical rainforests located???
Quiz Continued • Answer: Tropical rainforests are located near the equator! • 3. What is the average humidity for a tropical rainforest???
Quiz Continued • Answer: The average humidity of a rainforest is between 77% and 88%!!! • 4. What is one type of reptile that lives in the tropical rainforest???
Quiz Continued • Answer: Any of the following are correct: Emerald Tree Boa , the Chameleon, Geckos, Alligators, Caimans, or Iguanas! • 5. How many types of examples of mammals found in the rainforest did I give?
Quiz Continued • Answer: 9. They are Asian elephants, leopards, ocelots, orangutans, chimpanzees, Bengal tigers, sloths, capybaras, and okapis. • 6. Why are there many plants in the rainforest?
Quiz Continued • Answer: The tropical rainforest provides a great climate and lots of water for plants to grow.
THANK YOU!!! • This is the second to last slide… so THANKS FOR WATCHING!!! I hope you learned about the tropical rainforest biome!
WORKS CITED!!! • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/Animals.shtml • http://chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webunits/biomes/rclimate.html