- More Advanced Explanations
- Short Running Time Allows For More Class Discussion
The Amazon River is extraordinary. Covering over one and a half million square miles, it is home to two-thirds of the worlds fresh water and perhaps the greatest diversity of plant and animal life on Earth. In this episode of Environment and Ecology, students travel the 4,000 miles from the Amazons beginnings in the Peruvian Andes to its magnificent delta ending at the Atlantic Ocean, while all along learning about its magnificent abundance of life.