Exploring Rainforests

In this activity, students examine changes to forests in cross-border regions of Africa and Borneo using Google Earth Pro to help identify features shown in satellite images and make measurements. The context allows students to explore the factors which put pressure on forested areas, and what is being done to protect them, as well as providing an opportunity to consider how incomplete or/and subjective data can be used effectively.

Note: KMZ files require Google Earth to access.

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