Rainforest Jeopardy

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In which rainforest layer
can you find
slow moving
10 aRed
sloth and a howler
monkey?
The Canopy
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What is the lowest layer of
the rainforest
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The Forest
Floor
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This layer of the rainforest
has trees30
upRed
to 250 feet
tall!!!
The
Emergent
Layer
30 Points
In our “human rainforest”
activity, which
40 Red layer was
represented by the
students legs?
The
Understory
40 Points
What causes global
warming?
50 Red
A thick layer of gases is
causing heat to stay in the
Earth’s atmosphere and not
be released back into
space. It is the greenhouse
effect, only intensified.
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What rainforest animal can
kill up to10
54Orange
humans with
its poison?
The PoisonDart Frog
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What beautiful blue
rainforest
20insect
Orange is about
the size of a cup saucer?
The Morpho
Butterfly
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What is the only species of
bird 30
that
can fly
Orange
backwards?
The
Hummingbird
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What rainforest animal will
discard
tail when
40its
Orange
grasped?
The Gecko
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Which rainforest animal
grows by 50
moulting
Orange and has
8 eyes?
The
Tarantula
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What is the area of
rainforest
are raising
10we
Yellow
money to save?
Calakmul Biosphere
Reserve, Yucatan
Peninsula, Mexico
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About how many trees are
cut down 20
per
minute in the
yellow
rainforest?
2000
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Over 70% of the plants
identified
be useful in
30to
yellow
the treatment of what
disease are from the
rainforest?
Cancer
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What is the function of the
rainforest
root system?
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(besides getting nutrients
for the trees)
• To prevent erosion
• To absorb rainfall and
regulate runoff
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How do the living
rainforests
50help
yellowto prevent
global warming?
They absorb CO2 from the
atmosphere and change it
to O2. The CO2 builds up in
the atmosphere and
causes global warming.
50 Points
How fast can a
hummingbird
10 green fly?
30 MPH
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If deforestation continues
at its present
20 green rate,
scientists estimate that all
the tropical rainforest will
be destroyed by what year?
2030
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Name all 4 layers of the
rainforest.
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The Emergent Layer
The Canopy
The Understory
The Forest Floor
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How can you tell the
difference
between an
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alligator and a crocodile?
Alligators have blunt snouts
and you can’t see their teeth.
Crocodiles have pointed
snouts and you can see their
teeth.
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What plants grow on trees
in the canopy
and get their
50 green
nutrients from decayed
leaves, algae, and moss?
Epiphytes
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The tropical rainforest gets
at least
10how
blue many
centimeters of rain per
year?
200 cm
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When you sell 10 t-shirts
for the Earth
Foundation,
20 blue
how much of rainforest are
you saving?
One Acre
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Which layer of the
rainforest
is the most
30 blue
diverse?
The Canopy
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What is one thing we can
do in Champaign/Urbana
to
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help save the rainforests?
Recycle
Contribute to organizations
like the Earth Foundation
Educate others about the
rainforest
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Give one good reason why
we should
save the
50 blue
rainforests?
It produces oxygen
It has treatments for many
diseases
It contains many things we
use as luxury items
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