National Geographic Amazon Interactive Curriculum

Amazon Deforestation and Climate Change is one of several outstanding teaching resources about the Amazon, available on the National Geographic website.  As one example, this classroom-oriented video focuses is on the links between beef consumption, the tropical forest, and climate change.  Search “Amazon” on the site, and 66 videos, photo collections, articles, activities, and lessons for a wide-range of grade levels.  Mapping skills are emphasized throughout.