The rainforest is made up of four vertical layers, each with its own unique inhabitants. Learn about some of them in this handout.
What Are the Layers of the Rainforest and What Species Inhabit Each?
Precipitation is one of the factors that define a rainforest. This handout shows the average rainfall in Manaus, Brazil.
Oceans and atmosphere currents, wind currents, and mountains play a role in
How Much Rain Does a Rainforest Get?
Where Does Coffee Come From?
Coffee grows on shrubs, bushes, or trees planted at high altitudes in rich, fertile soils with lots of rainfall. More than two thirds of the world’s coffee is grown in
Coffee: The Journey From Mountainside to Mug
Where do bananas come from?
Bananas originated in the Malay Archipelago in Southeast Asia. Today they are grown in tropical regions across the globe, from South and Central America to India, China
Bananas: From the Bunch to Your Breakfast