Each brief video features an interactive exercise based on Academy research!
In addition to showcasing live footage from a unique ecosystem, each of the three videos in the Exploring Ecosystems series features an opportunity for students to actively participate in a problem-solving scenario based on an ongoing research project of an Academy scientist.
As you watch the video, be prepared to pause at key points to participate fully!
The Tropical Rainforest Diversity video investigates the following questions:
- How does the biodiversity within an ecosystem influence the stability of that ecosystem?
- How can we make rainforests more resilient to change and human-induced disruptions like deforestation and climate change?
- What are the four main layers of the rainforest, and how are the conditions within each allowing certain species to thrive?