The Rainforest: Geography | Layers of the Rainforest
This Layers of the Rainforest KS2 Geography lesson starts by explaining that the hot and humid climate of the rainforest makes it perfect for plant growth. It then goes on to explore the four layers of the rainforest (the emergent layer, canopy, under storey and the forest floor) and looks and the kinds of plants and animals that can be found at each layer.
Providing everything you need to teach this fascinating lesson, this Layers of the Rainforest KS2 planning pack includes an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources, including worksheets, picture cards and challenges, to support your class as they find out about the layers of the rainforest.
- Lesson plan
- Activity ideas
- Information sheet
- Challenge cards