What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? (Part 2)

In this lesson we will be learning about the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. We will learn about energy development, settlement and population growth.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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 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

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What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? Part 2

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The basin of the Amazon rainforest encompasses ...

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Q2.Since 1978, how much of the Amazon has been destroyed?

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Q3.The main type of energy development in the Amazon is in the form of...

3/5

Q4.The Brazilian Amazon's population grew by how much?

4/5

Q5.Population growth leads to deforestation because...

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? Part 2

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The basin of the Amazon rainforest encompasses ...

1/5

Q2.Since 1978, how much of the Amazon has been destroyed?

2/5

Q3.The main type of energy development in the Amazon is in the form of...

3/5

Q4.The Brazilian Amazon's population grew by how much?

4/5

Q5.Population growth leads to deforestation because...

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest? (Part 2)

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