1. Map skills - Identify continent of S America, countries within the continent, location compared to Europe.
2. Climate - Make prediction about the climate of the Amazon based on location and prior knowledge. Explore features of a tropical climate.
3. Rainforest - Identify the layers of a rainforest and the importance of each in the biome.
4. Comparisons - Make comparisons in climate between the Amazon and UK. Produce a weather forecast for one of the regions, including key vocabulary from the unit.
In Geography, pupils will learn about the Amazon rainforest, its location respective to the UK and the difference between climate zones. In Science, they will design and ocnduct experiments to identify the optimum environment for a variety of plants to grow and learn about the different vegetation found in teh UK and South America. Children will plan and write an information report on the Amazon rainforest, using digital and non-digital resources to research their content.
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