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easter island origami organelle
easter island origami organelle

Deforestation on Easter Island

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Show the effects of deforestation on Easter Island

Easter Island (Rapu Nui) is a remote island in the middle of the Pacific famous for its immense statues (moai). Humans reached it about 1000 years ago. Their arrival led to a devastating deforestation of the island that had unforeseen consequences for them and the island.

This model shows how deforestation affected the biodiversity and people of Easter Island.

Buy once, print forever!

Perfect for use in class or for distance learning at home!

Your students begin by making their models of Easter Island, land birds, sea birds, native trees and moai.  Then they use them to learn about the impact of humans on the island.

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes just 30 minutes! Dimensions: 25cm x 16cm / 10in x 6in.

Download includes: instructions, colour & mono model templates, and Powerpoint file

All you need: paper, scissors and tape.