Organisms in El Yunque seem to be well adapted to hurricanes, but what will happen to the ecosystem if severe hurricanes strike the rainforest more frequently?

Hurricanes

Learn what happens when a hurricane strikes the rainforest.

Producers

Learn two typical ways that plants deal with hurricanes.

Consumers

Learn how hurricanes affect herbivores, insectivores, and decomposers differently.

Resources

Learn how changes in plants and animals can affect the flow of resources.

Teachers

In the process of investigating rainforest research questions, students will address Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core. Teacher's Page