Maya Biosphere Reserve
In this virtual rainforest visit you will learn about community forestry operations in Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve.... View more
Learn all about Theobroma cacao, the tree that brings us chocolate.... View more
What Are the Layers of the Rainforest and What Species Inhabit Each?
The rainforest is made up of four vertical layers, each with its own unique inhabitants. Learn about some of them in this handout.... View more
Coffee: The Journey From Mountainside to Mug
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... View more
Bananas: From the Bunch to Your Breakfast
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... View more
A Chocolate Tree Grows in Ghana
In this virtual rainforest visit you will learn about Ghana, the second largest producer of cocoa worldwide.
Teachers can access the slide show script here [PDF].... View more