Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

30 resources with the concept forest layers

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
5:34
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous Artists for Children - FreeSchool Video
4:59
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous...
Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
4:07
Cells - Overview & Introduction
Other Resource Types (30)
2:22
Lesson Planet

Biomes : Tropical Rainforest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that 50% of the world's species are found in the rainforest, yet rain forests cover just 2% of the earth's surface? Introduce your class to the enchanting world of the rain forest by using this informative, image-rich video....
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Growing a Rainforest in Our Classroom

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Give your classroom decor a boost with a rainforest themed mural highlighting what class members learned through their five senses—taste, touch, see, smell, and hear. Scholars create a rainforest filled with trees and animals using their...
Lesson Planet

Taking Responsible Risks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does it mean to take responsible risks? Guide young readers through several lessons about one of the Habits of Mind with a set of lessons focused on forests, the outdoors, and naturalism.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

The Value of Oregon’s Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
No matter where you go, you're in the middle of a forest in some way. Use a lesson about forests and the many ways they contribute to our world, including the ecosystems of animals and plants living in their shady soil.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Fantastic Forests

For Students 3rd - 7th
The forest is a wonderland of plants, animals, and flourishing life within the ecosystem. Use a crossword puzzle and an unscrambling activity to teach future rangers about the beauty and characteristics of the forest and its inhabitants.
Lesson Planet

Tropical Rainforests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create their own rainforest environment. This tropical rainforest lesson, introduces where rainforests are located, their real world connections, and their structural make up. It includes further resources online.
Lesson Planet

Layers of the Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different...
Lesson Planet

Finding the Rainforests

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
From Brazil to Indonesia, young scientists investigate the geography and climate of the world's tropical rain forests with this collection of worksheets.
Lesson Planet

Layers of the Forest

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore rain forests.  In this rain forest ecosystems lesson, students identify and describe the layers of the rain forest. Students paint and decorate a large rain forest mural. Students write riddles about animals that live in...
Lesson Planet

The Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn the characteristics of the rainforest.  In this rainforest instructional activity, students read stories about the rainforest and discuss them.  Students work in groups to brainstorm all the facts they know about the...
Lesson Planet

Rainforest Razzmatazz

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students complete a unit on rainforests. They explore various websites, label and describe the rainforest layers, identify products from the rainforest, plan a meal containing items from the rainforest, and describe rainforest animals...
Lesson Planet

Rainforest Layers Illustration

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science and geography worksheet, students learn about the emergent layer, canopy, understory and undergrowth layers of the rain forest by studying this labeled color picture.
Lesson Planet

A Walk in the Woods

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders observe and identify the different levels of the forest.  In this forest zones lesson students observe, identify and name a variety of forest components and describe how humans impact the forest ecosystem. 
Lesson Planet

Our Forest is Changing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read a story and solve a problem about an unhealthy population of trees.  In this forest lesson students study tree disease and then research it online and present what they found. 
Lesson Planet

Do Some Research - Forest Floor

For Students 3rd
For this science research worksheet, 3rd graders use the library or Internet to determine what the ground under trees is called. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to accompany...
Lesson Planet

Watching for Wildlife on the Trail

For Students 2nd - 3rd
A colorful picture of the forest floor is presented in this Earth science worksheet. Students identify many animals and plants in the picture. They find 30 items altogether. Great for young learners!
Lesson Planet

Radical Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine rainforests and the four different layers that make up a rainforest. They create an advertisement poster advertising a trip to the rainforest, including information concerning why people should visit, as well as,...
Lesson Planet

Wrapping up the Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders review the layers of the rainforest and demonstrate that they are able to describe them. They talk about the variety of animals that live in the different rainforest layers. They decorate cookies and draw pictures of the...
Lesson Planet

Forest Floor Terrarium

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the aspects of a forest floor ecosystem, including decomposition, the water cycle, food webs, the needs of living things, and physical vs. chemical change over an extended period. In addition, students conduct observations...
Lesson Planet

Layers of the Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify, compare, and contrast the rainforests' climates. After reading Jane Yolen's Welcome to the Green House, they create a rainforest bulletin board.
Lesson Planet

Rainforest

For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms that are related to the rain forest. There are 24 biology terms located in the word search.
Lesson Planet

Natural Vegetation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this earth science worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to natural vegetation. There are 21 earth science terms located in the word search.
Lesson Planet

RIDE THE WILD LEAF

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils identify and interpret that leaves provide food for new trees and plants. Students cut out leaves and glue them on the appropriate number on included worksheet. Pupils collect different types of leaves and make leaf rubbings....
Lesson Planet

Exploring the Forest Floor

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders observe compost, identifying and describing its compost and attributes and then close their eyes and listen to the forest floor passage. They then imagine what the forest floor looks like and draw a picture of what they...