The Living Rainforest

Rainforest medicines

Overview

This tour will look at the medicinal uses and potential of rainforest plants and animals. It will also explore what the term ‘medicine’ means to people from different cultures, and who might benefit from the pharmaceutical products based on medicinal rainforest species.

Key curriculum terms

Traditional medicine, global communities, sustainability, environmental change, pharmaceutical products, culture, global economy

Key stages supported

Key stage 2

Geography
3g,4b,5b

PHSE & Citizenship
2e,2j, 4b, 5a, 5d, 5g

 

Key stage 3

Science – scientific enquiry (Sc 1)
1c

Science – humans as organisms (Sc2)
2n

Geography
6e,6j, 6k

Citizenship
1i;

Key stage 4

Science Single/Double – ideas and evidence in science (Sc1)
1c,d

Citizenship
1j

 

Downloadable resources


Tour details


Only £102.50 ex.VAT per group.

Tours take place each weekday at the following times: 10.30am, 11.40am, 12.50pm.
They are conducted in groups of 15 students and 2 adults. Up to 4 groups (60 children and 8 adults) may be booked per time slot.

We do book up quickly, so please book or enquire early to avoid disappointment.