What do you know about rainforests?

Date: 13th Jan 2017 @ 1:59pm

Welcome wonderful Green class. What do you know about rainforests?

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Mr R wrote:

The world's biggest rainforest is called the Amazon.

Harrison Carter-Marshall wrote:

Mr Robinson you are right.

Poppy Senior wrote:

And the Amazon river is the second longest in the world after the Nile in Africa.

Ami Taylor wrote:

You are right.

Sam H wrote:

In Asia there is a river called the Indus

Ruby Marsden wrote:

How do you know that ?

Ami Taylor wrote:

That's right

Ruby Marsden wrote:

Sam you forgot your full stop.

Maya M wrote:

the amazon river is 6,992 km

Poppy Senior wrote:

That's very long!

Ethan M wrote:

The biggest fish in the amazon is the Arapaima

Charlie Wesseldine wrote:

Do you know how big it is?πŸ€”

Charlie Wesseldine wrote:

Do you know how big it is?

Poppy S wrote:

Rainforests are big ,hot forests that rain every day.

Isabella Manfredi wrote:

CoolπŸ˜€

Xavier H wrote:

the largest snake in the world lives in the amazon and the species is called the Anaconda! That's scary

Archie Holdcroft wrote:

I bet it's not.

Zack Sherlock wrote:

WOW I did not know that they live the Amazon!

Mia A wrote:

In the[ brazillian]rainforest there is one sloth that moves real fast.

Poppy Senior wrote:

Wow I didn't know sloths could move fast.

Ruby M wrote:

Giant bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day.

Benjamin L wrote:

The poison arrow frog lives in the Amazon rainforest Benjy

Aban Z wrote:

The Pacific ocean is the biggest ocean in the world

George P wrote:

The smallest rain forest in the world is the Buckit Nanas.

Charlie Wesseldine wrote:

Yeah George πŸ˜…

Poppy Senior wrote:

I think it is either the lesser tree shrew or a pygmy tree shrew they both grow up to 13-17 cm from tip to tail.

James B wrote:

Rainforests are very dense,warm and wet forests

Ruby M wrote:

Some rainforests monkeys are omnivores, eating both Animals and plants.

Zack S wrote:

The Amazon is bigger than England!

Poppy Senior wrote:

Wow that is big!

Joanna M wrote:

The most dangerous creature in the Amazon is the Black Caiman.

Charlie W wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is found in South America spanning across Brazil,Bolivia,Peru,Ecuador,Columbia,Venezuela,Guyana,suriname and French Guiana.

James B wrote:

Rainforests are very dense,warm and wet forests.

Keira Atherton wrote:

Were do you get that ?

George P wrote:

The pink river dolphin lives in the Amazon.

Poppy Senior wrote:

And it really is pink!

Ruby M wrote:

More than 2,000 different species of butterflies are found in raInforest of south America.

Lydia A wrote:

The dangerous Animal in the Amzon is the Green Anaconda.

Ethan M wrote:

Did you know that people live in the Amazon?

Alexandra M wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is big and hot and the Amazon river is 6,992 km.

Isabella Manfredi wrote:

Cool it's the best in the world.
You are an expert at rainforests and you are as clever as a monkey.
Kind regards Isabella .

Isabella Manfredi wrote:

Cool πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

Poppy S wrote:

In the rainforests of Australia, southern cassowaries spread the seeds or plants. The birds eat the plants, and the seeds come out in their droppings around the forest.

Rex C wrote:

The pink Doiphins also known as Boto ,Boutu or Amazon River.

James B wrote:

Piranhas are one of the smallest meat eating animals in the Amazon forest.

Harrison C wrote:

The Amazon river is in Brazil.

James Burt wrote:

Yes you are correct Harrison.

Archie H wrote:

The smallest frog in the world is the leaf frog in brazil.

Joanna M wrote:

The biggest cat in the Amazon is the Jaguar.

Keira A wrote:

The forest of central Africa are home to more than 8,000 different species of plants.

Poppy S wrote:

The Amazon is home to a whole host of fasinating and deadly creatures, including electric eels, flesh eating piranhas, poison dart frogs,jaguars and some seriously venoumous snakes.

Ruby M wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world, covering over five and a half a million square kilometres ( 1.4 billion acres.)

Ruby M wrote:

Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other south American countries including Pure, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Bolivia, Suriname and French Guiana .

Ruby M wrote:

Over 25% of natural medicines have been discovered in rainforest .

Ruby M wrote:

There are two types of rainforest, temperate and tropical .

Ruby M wrote:

Rainforests used to cover 14% of the Earth's surface but due deforestation now only cover around 6% .

Ruby M wrote:

10% of the world's known species live in the Amazon rainforest .

Ruby M wrote:

There are also a number of dangerous, species living in the Amazon rainforest such as the cougar, jaguar anaconda.

Ruby M wrote:

20% of the world's bird species live in Amazon rainforest.

James Burt wrote:

Very clever Ruby.

Ruby M wrote:

The largest city along the Amazon river is Manaus. Located in Brazil it is home to over 1.7 million people.

Lydia A wrote:

An area of a rainforest the size of a foot ball pitch is being destroyed each second.

Lydia A wrote:

Giant bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day.

Olivia Parker wrote:

I did not know that. that is a rely good fact!!!

Lydia A wrote:

the trees of a tropical rainforest are so densely packed that rain falling on the canopy can take as long as 10 minuets to reach the ground .

Lydia A wrote:

In moist rainforest of South America sloths move so slowly that algae are able to grow in their fur.

Lydia A wrote:

Some rainforest monkeys are omnivores eating both animals and plants.

Lydia A wrote:

More than 2,000 different species of butterflies are found in the rainforest in South America.

Ruby Marsden wrote:

Were do you get that information from ? and do they actually ?

Lydia A wrote:

The forests of Central Africa are home to more than 8,000 different species of plants.

Lydia A wrote:

Flying animals of Asian rainforests include frogs, squirrels and snakes.

Lydia A wrote:

80% of the flowers in the Australian rainforests are not found anywhere else in the world.

Rex Cartwright wrote:

I did not no that.

Lydia A wrote:

Bats are essential for the pollination of many tropical foodstuffs such as bananas and mangoes.

Lydia A wrote:

1 out of 4 ingredients in our medicine is from rainforest plants.

Lydia A wrote:

About 2,000 trees per minute are cut down in the rainforests.

Lydia A wrote:

These incredible places cover only 6 %of the Earth's surface but yet they contain MORE THAN 1/2 of the world's plant and animal species!

Lydia A wrote:

A Rainforest can be described as a tall, dense jungle. The reason it is called a "rain" forest is because of the high amount of rainfall it gets per year. The climate of a rain forest is very hot and humid so the animals and plants that exist there must learn to adapt to this climate.

Lydia A wrote:

As many as 30 million species of plants and animals live in tropical rainforests.

Lydia A wrote:

At least two-thirds of the world's plant species, including many exotic and beautiful flowers grow in the rainforests.

Charlie W wrote:

Rainforests house more species of plants and animals than any other terrestrial ecosystem.

Poppy S wrote:

Rainforests are forests that experience a high level of rainfall.

Poppy S wrote:

There are two different types of rainforest, temperate and tropical.

Ruby M wrote:

The length of the Amazon river is approximately 6400 kilometres ( 4000 miles. )

Ruby M wrote:

During the wet season, the Amazon river can reach over 190 kilometres ( 120 meters) in width.

Ruby M wrote:

There are no rivers across the Amazon, mostly because there is no need, the majority of the Amazon river runs through rainforest rather than roads or cities.

Ruby M wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is home to lots of creatures.

Ruby M wrote:

Nearly 2 half's of the the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil.

Ruby M wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is homed to many animals.

Ruby M wrote:

there are poison Arro frogs in the Amazon.

Ruby M wrote:

The Amazon rainforest is bigger than England!

Ruby M wrote:

There are over 3,000 known species of fish that live in the Amazon river, with more constantly being discovered.

Ami T wrote:

The undergrowth in some areas of a Rainforest can be restricted by poor penetration of sunlight to ground level.

Ruby M wrote:

The trees produce about one-fifth of all our planets life-giving oxygen.

Ruby M wrote:

Most medicine men and shamans remaining in the rainforest today are 70 years old or more. Each time a medicine man dies, it is as if a library has burned down.

Ruby M wrote:

When a medicine man dies with out passing on his arts to the next generation, the world loses thousands of years of irreplaceable knowledge about medicinal plants.

Aban Z wrote:

The emergent layer is the tallest.

Poppy Senior wrote:

Do you know the rest of the layers of a rainforest Aban?

Benjamin L wrote:

The second layer is called the lower canopy.

Charlie W wrote:

Rainforests have 4 types of layers and the top layer is called an emergant layer.

Isobel B wrote:

An area of a rainforest the size of a football field is being destroyed each second.

Mia A wrote:

Giant bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day.

Isabella M wrote:

Rainforests are wet and have mean animals .

Ethan Morrissey wrote:

How wet.

Isabella Manfredi wrote:

Really. Wet

Ruby Marsden wrote:

How do you know they have mean animals?

Brooke M wrote:

The Amazon river is the second largest in the world.

Poppy Senior wrote:

Which river is the longest?

Ethan M wrote:

Did you know that the Amazon forest is one of the most famous ones πŸ—Ύ.

Isabella Manfredi wrote:

I. Never. New. CoolπŸ‘πŸ»βœ‰οΈπŸŽ‰

Poppy S wrote:

A rainforest is mostly green.

Alexandra Moffat wrote:

and it is wet sunny and rainy

Alexandra M wrote:

Rainforest only cover around 2 percent of the total surface area of the Earth but really about 50 percent of plants and animals on the Earth live in the rainforest.

Francesca P wrote:

Rainforests are the forests that receive high amount of rainfall.

Ruby Marsden wrote:

What's rainfall?

Alexandra M wrote:

The amazon rainforest is wet hot rainy sunny and did you now that the amazon river is 6,992 km. it is amazingπŸ˜„πŸ˜

Isabella M wrote:

The. Rain. Forests. Are. Very. Hot

Isabella M wrote:

Chocolate. Comes. From. Rain. Forests. Isabella. Manfredi

Isabella M wrote:

They cover 2% of the earth

Isabella M wrote:

Rain. Forests. Are. Verry. Long

Isabella M wrote:

Some. Of. The. Rain. Forests. Creatures. Are. Verry. DaindarusπŸπŸ¬πŸ†πŸ‹πŸ πŸ•·πŸŒπŸπŸ‚πŸ¦ƒπŸ‡πŸΏ

Isabella M wrote:

The. Rain. Forest. Is. Realy. Big

Isabella M wrote:

The. Rain. Forest. Is. Realy. Big

Isabella M wrote:

Did. You. Know. The. Amzon. Rain. Forest Is. One. Of. The. Biggest. Rain. Forest. In. The. World. πŸ€—

Isabella M wrote:

The. Rain Forest is As Big As. The. Class. RoomπŸžπŸ”πŸž

Isabella M wrote:

The. Rain. Forest. Is. As. Hot. As. Fire

Isabella M wrote:

In. the. rain Forest. Their. Are. Cured. Up. When. It. Rains. It. Curves. On. The. Next. Leef. With. A. PlotπŸƒπŸ€β˜˜πŸ’§πŸ’¦

Ami T wrote:

Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil, but it is also located in other South American countries including Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Bolivia, Suriname and French Guiana.

Ami T wrote:

10% of the world's known species live in the Amazon rainforest.

Ami T wrote:

The Amazon is the world's largest tropical rainforest.

Ami T wrote:

Covering over 5.5 million square kilometres, it's so big that the UK and Ireland would fit into it 17 times.

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