School trip to The Living Rainforest
The Living Rainforest Centre is run by the charity the Trust for Sustainable Living.
They welcome almost 100,000 visitors each year, including 26,000 children on school trips. Visitors can experience the sights, sounds and smells of a lush tropical rainforest environment – and explore how plants, animals, human needs, economies and cultures are all linked.
The centre is home to over 700 plants and animals including rare and endangered species of global conservation value.
Their 50 minute guided tours ensure an engaging & immersive experience for all pupils. They provide a timetable to help you plan your day and tour notes and worksheets for each tour. Their education team are here to help you make the most of your day
Their most popular tour, Amazing Adaptations focuses on how plants and animals have adapted to living in a rainforest environment. Students will learn about the different layers of the rainforest.
Especially suitable for KS 1 and 2, this tour introduces students to the wide variety of foods that come from rainforest environments. Pupils will learn the requirements of living things for growth and survival.
Especially suited to secondary school children, this tour helps students to explore threats to rainforest ecosystems and encourages students to explore sustainable development through practical examples.
This tour looks at the medicinal uses and potential of rainforest plants and animals.