For science-lovers this suitcase has what you need: Brain coral, a preserved blue morpho butterfly, a bird's nest from a tropical forest and guides to national parks. These objects provide a glimpse into key natural resources and diverse wildlife found in the region. And if you like learning about health, there's also examples of popular medicines used in Latin America like Costa Rica’s cofal fuerte.
Each Traveling Suitcase has lesson plans and creative ideas to help teachers utilize the suitcase in their classroom. Many of these plans have been contributed by prior lenders. Here are sample lesson plans for this suitcase:
- Lesson Plan: Latin American Science (Grades 6-12)
- Lesson Plan: Deforestation (Grades 8-12)
- Lesson Plan: Preserve the Brazilian Rain Forest (Grades 9-12)
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