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6th Grade SS Resources

This list was created to complement the IMMS Library's print and digital resources. These websites were chosen as potential resources for the Rainforest Debate assignment in Dr. Keefer's and Mr. Hawkin's classes.

Central Intelligence Agency

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Read More Where applicable, all of the "Constitution" entries were recently updated throughout the Factbook. Connect With CIA ABOUT CIA RESOURCES View information on 267 world entities. Our Studies in Intelligence promotes public understanding of intelligence.

Rain Forest -- National Geographic

In Brazil, which houses 30 percent of the remaining tropical rain forest on Earth, more than 50,000 square miles of rain forest were lost to deforestation between 2000 and 2005. Biologists worry about the long-term consequences. Drought may be one. Some rain forests, including the Amazon, began experiencing drought in the 1990s, possibly due to deforestation and global warming.

Save the Amazon Rainforest - Information and News About the Amazon Rainforest

Information and News About the Amazon Rainforest
Resource provided by Dr. Keefer

Protect & Save Rainforests | The Nature Conservancy

Adopt an acre of rainforest and help protect plants and animals for the rainforest. We have preserved over 119 million acres, help to protect more!
Website provided by Mr. Keefer.

Home Page | AllSides

See issues and political news with news bias revealed. Non-partisan, crowd-sourced technology shows all sides so you can decide.

Home | Rainforest Alliance

Find out where the Rainforest Alliance is empowering people to protect biodiversity and improve livelihoods.
Resource provided by Dr. Keefer

Databases - Castleberry ISD

A great resource for researching any topic is our own school databases, like Gale or Britannica. For debate sources, try using Opposing Viewpoints in the Gale database link. Also, if you want a good starting point, Britannica is an online encyclopedia that has information on every topic.