What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? (Part 1)

In this lesson we will be learning about the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. We will learn about subsistence farming, logging, road building and mineral extraction.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Deforestation is ...

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Q2.The percentage of the world that tropical rainforests now cover is ...

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Q3.Deforestation has been considered a problem since ...

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Q4.Which country is projected to have no tropical rainforest left by 2030?

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Q5.Which country has decreased its deforestation the most?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Deforestation is ...

1/5

Q2.The percentage of the world that tropical rainforests now cover is ...

2/5

Q3.Deforestation has been considered a problem since ...

3/5

Q4.Which country is projected to have no tropical rainforest left by 2030?

4/5

Q5.Which country has decreased its deforestation the most?

5/5

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What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? Part 1 - quiz

This quick quiz will help you to check your understanding of this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Deforestation is ...

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Q2.The Amazon rainforest runs through ...

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Q3.Cattle ranching accounts for ...

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Q4.Subsistence farming is...

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Q5.The new Peruvian road is called ...

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What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? Part 1 - quiz

This quick quiz will help you to check your understanding of this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Deforestation is ...

1/5

Q2.The Amazon rainforest runs through ...

2/5

Q3.Cattle ranching accounts for ...

3/5

Q4.Subsistence farming is...

4/5

Q5.The new Peruvian road is called ...

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? (Part 1)

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