Rainforest Deforestation the Carbon and Water Cycles

This activty guides learners to explore the relationship between deforestation and the carbon and water cycles. Using a film and accompanying activities it demonstrates the impact that deforestation in the Amazon can have on the weather, climate and flood risk of both local and downstream areas. This resource is designed for A Level students but can also be used for GCSE.

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~ 1 hour


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  • Indoor

Curriculum links

  • Geography
  • Biology