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Forest in the Clouds

 ( Not Rated ) , by BeED Author   -  Geography Lower Secondary (IGCSE)
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  2.5 hour(s)
   0   0   2
  Thursday, August 3, 2017
   Not Required
  27.61 MB

Course Info

About this Place Of Interest


The Cloud Forest Conservatory is one of two conservatories located at Gardens by the Bay, a nature park covering 101 hectares of land in central Singapore. The other is known as the Flower Dome. The Cloud Forest Conservatory sits on a 15.3ha of reclaimed land, an area equal to 60 Olympic-sized swimming pools [1]. This conservatory showcases various plants from tropical highlands up to 2,000 metres above sea level. The main attraction of this conservatory is a 35-metre man made mountain of lush vegetation as well as the world's tallest indoor waterfall, simply known as The Falls. The temperature in this conservatory ranges between 23°C and 25°C [2]. This conservatory is divided into various sections; namely, The Falls; +5 Degrees; Earth Check; Crystal Mountain; Secret Garden; Treetop Walk; The Cavern; Cloud Walk and Lost World.

About this Learning Experience


In this Learning Experience, you will learn the uniqueness of cloud forest and why this mountain ecosystem is under threat. You will also learn how a change in the average surface temperature of the Earth will affect the Earth, humans, animals and crops. This Learning Experience is suitable for learners Year 3 and above. Note: The reflection phase will take place under Point C.

Syllabus Content


  • Understand how human and physical process interact to influence, change landscapes, environments and the climate, and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems.

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