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Title: Exploring the Tropics
Url: http://www.mobot.org/education/tropics/welcome.html
Creator: Kopp, Glenn E.
Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden.
Description: 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.
LC Classification: Science -- Botany
Science -- Botany -- Geographical distribution. Phytogeography -- Topographical divisions -- Tropics
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Land -- Other special, A-Z -- Rain forests
Science -- Botany -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Ecology -- Biodiversity and diversity
Ecology -- Climate
Botany -- Adaptation
Ecology -- Tropical rain forests
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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