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Layers of the Rainforest What are the layers of the rainforest? Study one of the most mysterious environments on Earth, the rainforest.

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You have successfully completed and learned about the four layers that make up the rainforest! To learn more about how you can help protect and preserve our rainforests you can visit:http://www.staro.org/index.php?id=homehttp://www.savetherainforest.org/index.htm

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Layers of the Rainforest

Do you remember last week when we measured the heights of all the students in the class?

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Layers of the Rainforest

The layers of the rainforest can be seen by the difference in the heights of our own class!

Emergent Canopy Understory layerForestFloor

Understory-Stephanie

80ft0ftCorrect! Both snakes and lizards live in the understory of the rainforest!

Snakes

Lizardshttp://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.tropical-rainforest-animals.com/image-files/green-snake.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.tropical-rainforest-animals.com/Rainforest-Snakes.html&usg=__zDbC_NIg3EpjL87o51LkilE0Fp4=&h=411&w=300&sz=43&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=S9_U1_Gxbd0CZM:&tbnh=132&tbnw=98&ei=U1YTTvL_I4630AG0zYywDg&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dsnakes%2Brainforest%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26rlz%3D1I7GGLL_en%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D853%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divns&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=171&vpy=54&dur=437&hovh=263&hovw=192&tx=106&ty=171&page=1&ndsp=31&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&biw=1280&bih=85316

Canopy-Caleb

130 ft80 ftThe canopy is the 2nd highest layer of the rainforestAnimals that reside in the canopy include:

ButterfliesSquirrel Monkeyshttp://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.organicgringo.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Ulysses-Butterfly.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.organicgringo.com/ulysses-butterfly.html&usg=__PRgWw3XZuXcHTCRSS5E5kQChFdk=&h=480&w=640&sz=177&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=wQK2u44GXo2mMM:&tbnh=126&tbnw=167&ei=lVQTTqDcGeTg0QHf0sTHDg&prev=/search%3Fq%3Drainforest%2Bbutterflies%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26rlz%3D1I7GGLL_en%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D853%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divns&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=88&page=1&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&tx=95&ty=8113

Forest Floor-Fiona

Soil LayerThe forest floor is the bottom layer of the rainforestThe large animals that cannot leave the ground are considered part of this layer.For example:

ElephantsJaguars