Green Medicines: An Internet Lesson
Goal

Overview

Materials :
Green Medicines  handout                            Pen                                        Computer with Internet Access

Exploration :
Use the adjacent links to answer the following questions:     PBS Costa Rica Medicines     Rain Tree.com
1.  What are 5 reasons why rainforests are beneficial to man?
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2.  What are 5 reasons why rainforests are endangered?
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3.  What are 10 rainforest products that you use in your home and the plants they were made from?

                  Product                                                   Plant
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4.  List 5 medicines that we get from rainforests, how they help us, and what plant(s) are they derived from?
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5.  What are 5 rainforest products that result in rainforest destruction?
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6.  What are 5 rainforest products that result in rainforest sustainability?
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7.  What are 5 characteristics that classify rainforests?
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Explanation :

Take Action:
What are 5 things that a student like you can do to save the rainforests?
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Document that you have participated in at least one of the ways you listed to save the rainforest before Earthday,
April 22.
Invitation:  What do the above things have in common with each other?