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Thank you for your interest in the “River of Gold” Curriculum.

Amazon Aid has produced this curriculum with our partner Journeys in Film in order to amplify the film’s impact and educate students worldwide about the importance of the Amazon and promote working solutions for saving it. 

The curriculum includes 11 lessons.

Lesson 1: The Hydrological Cycle (Geography, Environmental Science, Biology)

Lesson 2: Introduction to the Amazon Region (Geography, Environmental Science)

Lesson 3: Rainforest Ecology (Biology, Environmental Science)

Lesson 4: The Biodiversity of the Amazon Region (Biology, Environmental Science, Geography)

Lesson 5: Indigenous Amazonia (Geography, Anthropology, World History)

Lesson 6: Satellite Technology and the Rainforest (Biology, Environmental Science, Computer Science)

Lesson 7: Extractive Industries and Environmental Costs (Environmental Science, Economics, English Language Arts)

Lesson 8: Faces of Activism (Environmental Science, Social Studies)

Lesson 9: Smartphone Photojournalism (Photography, Social Studies)

Lesson 10: The Market for Gold (Economics, Social Studies)

Lesson 11: Next Steps: What Can We Do? (Economics, Social Studies, Community Service Learning)

If you have any questions, or if you are interested in a Spanish or Portuguese version of the curriculum (coming soon), please email info@amazonaid.org.

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Submit this form and you’ll be forwarded to our curriculum partner Journeys in Film for download.