Materials List: Assessing the Situation

  • rulers, at least two per group
  • Student Guide Worksheet, one per student
  • larger-sized map of area around Manaus, Brazil, from which to make measurements of distance (make a larger copy of the map found on the second page of the student worksheet by making a copier enlargement or tracing a projected overhead transparency of the map at a larger size)
  • (optional) backpack, books and bathroom scale