Why is the nutrient cycle important in the rainforest?

In today's lesson we will be looking at the nutrient cycle and how it works and applying this understanding to the Amazon specifically.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How tall are the trees in the emergent layer of the rainforest?

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Q2.The conditions of the rainforest floor are ...

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Q3.In the rainforest, gorillas are usually found ...

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Q4.The canopy layer is the lowest layer of the rainforest.

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Q5.Most animal life can be found in which layer of the rainforest?

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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:

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.How tall are the trees in the emergent layer of the rainforest?

1/5

Q2.The conditions of the rainforest floor are ...

2/5

Q3.In the rainforest, gorillas are usually found ...

3/5

Q4.The canopy layer is the lowest layer of the rainforest.

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Q5.Most animal life can be found in which layer of the rainforest?

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Why is the nutrient cycle important in the rainforest?

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Q1.The cycle of the energy that plants and animals need to survive in the rainforest is known as ...

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Q2.When plants drop leaves to the ground, they become part of the nutrient store known as ...

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Q3.When nutrients move between different stores in a cycle, it is known as a ...

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Q4.Biomass is the largest store in the rainforest nutrient cycle.

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Q5.In the topical rainforest, the nutrient cycle is faster than in a deciduous forest.

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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:

Why is the nutrient cycle important in the rainforest?

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 cycle of the energy that plants and animals need to survive in the rainforest is known as ...

1/5

Q2.When plants drop leaves to the ground, they become part of the nutrient store known as ...

2/5

Q3.When nutrients move between different stores in a cycle, it is known as a ...

3/5

Q4.Biomass is the largest store in the rainforest nutrient cycle.

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Q5.In the topical rainforest, the nutrient cycle is faster than in a deciduous forest.

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Lesson summary: Why is the nutrient cycle important in the rainforest?

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