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Discover how so many different kinds of animals live together in the rainforest. This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

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student-facing animal diversity rainforest wildlife cohabitation



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 1, as of 2008-04-17.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 1

Reviewer Comments:

This video and its corresponding activity can be found on the DragonflyTV website. This lesson would need considerable refinement to be immediately useful in the science classroom. The CRS would like to see the Educational Level narrowed to reflect the target audience of the website, listed in their educational philosophy statement as ages 9-12. Also the main activity is very specific to the Bronx Zoo Congo Exhibit Live. Is there an effective way to generalize this activity? The content, in any form, is interesting and will be engaging for many kids. Adding some objectives or assessments would considerably round out the pedagogical value of the lesson.

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