The Geography Supplement to Scholastic News.

The

Archive

Return to your

Magazine

Prev

rainforests


lush forests with tall trees that get a lot of rain, many of which are in areas that have a warm climate 

Though they cover just a small part of Earth’s surface, rainforests are home to a variety of animals, like orangutans (below) and other apes.

  rainforests

ocean


one of the five large bodies of salt water that together cover almost three-quarters of Earth’s surface 

Many whales, like this one, travel long distances between warm and cold ocean waters.

  ocean

reef


a narrow, raised strip of rock, sand, or coral that lies at or near the water’s surface

From the boat, tourists could see fish swimming near the coral reef.

reef

marine


of or having to do with the ocean or the plants and animals that live there

This coral reef is home to many different kinds of marine animals, like sea turtles, clownfish, and blue tangs.

  marine
Next
Problem loading video..
 
 
 
Apr 2017
Mar 2017
Feb 2017
Jan 2017
Dec 2016
Nov 2016
Oct 2016
Sep 2016
Apr 2016
Mar 2016
Feb 2016
Jan 2016
Dec 2015
Nov 2015
Oct 2015
Sep 2015