THE CASE OF THE DISAPPEARING HABITAT

THE CANDY CULPRIT

STEP 1:

YOU’RE THE DETECTIVE AND YOU’RE ON THE CASE!

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Video produced by Laura Lee Bahr and Ezra Werb.

WHO'S YOUR CLIENT?

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1. RESEARCH: WATCH THE PREZI BELOW

Click or tap on the arrow to start the Prezi. ​Move forward or backward using the right and left arrows along the bottom of the screen. ​​View at your own speed. You can opt to view full screen.

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2. CHOOSE YOUR CLIENT AND START YOUR INVESTIGATION

To select your client, “adopt” a rainforest animal from the Rainforest Game Tiles (to the right) or the Rainforest Primates (from the button below). 

The animal that you select is your client.

Print the Rainforest Game Tiles:

    • Click on game tiles graphic (right) to print. 
    • Print the tiles. For best results, print on card stock.
    • Select your client from the 36 game tiles.

Search the internet for information about your animal-client’s life, family, habits, and group activities. If your client is a primate, you’ll find lots of great information right on this website!

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3.BUILD YOUR CASE

Write a paragraph or more about your animal-client’s life in the rainforest.

    • Who are they?
    • How do they live?
    • ​What do they eat?
    • What threats do they face?
    • Why is their forest home disappearing?

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