Tropical Rainforest

by:Grace Teter 6th period

Location

Rainforests cover only a small part of the earth's surface about 6%, yet they are home to over half the species of plants and animals in the world. For example some of the rainforest are in the amozon, cental america, southeast asia and more.

Climate

An average of 50 to 260 inches of rain falls yearly. Rainforests belong to the tropical wet climate group. The temperature in a rain forest rarely gets higher than 93 °F or drops below 68 °F. Aerage humidity is between 77 and 88%. Rainfall is often more than 100 inches a year. There is usually a brief season of less rain. Almost all rain forests lie near the equator.

Food Web

This food wed is showing the process which energy is being transfered.

Energy pyrimid

The producers (plants) give energy to the first degree consumers (herbivores) who give energy to the second degree consumers (carnivores) who give energy to the third degree consumers who are also carnivores.

Plants

Animlas

Consuners and produsers

Animals are consumers because they consume there energy from food like plants, insects, and sometimes other animals.

Plants are producers because they produce there own food to make energy with photosynthesis.

Human Impact on the Rainforest

-article link: http://grmsbiomes.pbworks.com/w/page/23239303/Human%20Interactions%20-%20Tropical%20Rainforest

-people are in high demand for things in the rainforest

- tiger population dropping and other animals.

- lots of endagerd animlas, the rain forest hold half of all the spices in the world and is only covering 6% of land and slowy decreasing.

-this is happening in the rainforest

-Hunting and poaching is also decreasing the amount of animals, tourism is bad for the environment, river boats dump oil and trash killing fish and other species, and much more.

-humans because we are in demand for things in the rainforest and if they run out we will have have what we need.

-to help in the future by donating to organization to help save the rainforest