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Developed by the Education Division at the Missouri Botanical Garden, this self-guided online tour provides students with a good overview of tropical rain forests. The tour utilizes great illustrations and concise sections to discuss interesting topics such as plant adaptations, and animal and plant interactions. Other tutorial topics include rain forest layers, biological diversity, economic plants of the tropics, effects of elevation on vegetation, and more. The site also discusses some causes of rainforest destruction, and suggests simple activities that can help protect rain forests.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Ecology

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    Keywords:

    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195613416T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Science -- Ecology,Science,Life Science,Science -- Botany,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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