Teaching Resource

What is a Rainforest? Poster

PDF | 1 page|Grades: 2 - 5

A poster with information about the plant life, climate, and annual rainfall that characterize a rainforest environment.

Use this resource when teaching students about different types of ecosystems.

What is a rainforest?

Plant life: Two-thirds of all flowering plants can be found in rainforests. Rainforest floors are covered in nutrient-rich leaf litter, which decomposes into fertile soil for the plants.
Climate: humid, warm, and wet, 64ºF annual average
Annual rainfall: more than 75 inches

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