ECOSYSTEMS Walk-in Package $194
The 5-foot tall x 7-foot wide stage set includes two scenes: Rainforest + Desert. The backdrop shows the South American rainforest and North American Chihuahuan desert.
Our play, skit, and lessons will initiate curious questions about migration, how species use camouflage, and the unique differences between a desert and a rainforest ecosystem.
The interactive app is chock-full of detailed content about habitats, hibernation, predators, coyotes, anacondas, and armadillos. The fun Q & A section introduces intriguing tidbits of info.
Ecosystems Stage Set
Rainforest + Desert
About the Stage Set
The 3-piece stage set is a 5-foot tall x 7-foot wide backdrop that attaches to an adjustable frame (sold separately). Each two-sided scene, constructed of flexible canvas-like panels, are easy to roll up and store in a tube. The lightweight frame is very simple to position in almost any configuration and then folds away neatly when not in use.
• PVC-free panels (2 half-panels and 1 full panel)
• Durable material - tear resistant
• Two scenes per stage set (printed on two sides)
• Panels attach with VELCRO Brand® Fasteners
• Easy to assemble
• Panels roll up/store in accompanying tube
"If You Knew Susie" investigates biology and climate differences and encourages students to ask questions about environmental sciences, geography, and zoology. It's a story about the many different creatures that live in the desert and rainforest.
The skit is a shorter version of the two-act play and requires only 4 actors. This option is perfect for smaller classes or for occasions when time is limited.
Four separate lessons cover science, mathematics, vocabulary, reading, science, fine arts, geography, and writing. National Standards include Geog-2 The Physical and Human Characteristics of Places and NS.K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives.
Includes all you need to direct a play: Background Information, Director/Educator Preparation, Casting Notes, Selecting Performers, Working with Your Set, Program Suggestions, Integrating Curriculum, and Fun Facts.
The interactive app is used in conjunction with the ECOSYSTEMS stage set that will inspire kids to learn about deserts and rainforest environments. Classrooms equipped with tablets enable students to place barcode labels on each backdrop, scan them, and engage with:
- • Videos
- • Sound Clips
- • Movie Making
- • Puzzles
- • Search & Find
- • Explore & Learn
NOTE: While the app content provides additional instruction, it is not required for use with the stage set backdrop or curriculum.