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Rainforest Ecologist

Price: DVD only
Order Number: 692.0003
Format : DVD

Explore the fascinating sights and sounds of the Amazon. Trek into rainforests with Janalee Caldwell, Ph.D., as she counts and collects insects and frogs, including poisonous ones. Watch how Janalee gathers scientific data, monitors frog and insect populations, and explores the rainforest ecology.

Find out how living creatures adapt to their surroundings and see how ecologists help other scientists learn more about the rainforest and the diverse life it supports.

Your students will develop an understanding of:
●The use of equipment to gather data.
●Diversity and adaptation in living things.
●Technological design.
●Form and function in living things.
●Populations and ecosystems.

Each Wonderwise: Women in Sciencekit includes a DVD and Activity guide. The CD-ROM sound track and text are available in both English and Spanish.

Each site purchasing a Wonderwisekit may make additional copies of the CD-ROM without charge for use at the site or to be given to students. Organizations requiring multisite rights should contact for pricing.

Click here for Guide Look on page 4 for a list of materials required to complete the activities.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades 4 - 6
Duration: 15 -20 minute episode
©2000 - 2004 University of Nebraska State Museum
Series # 692

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