The Teacher's Lounge supports educators, parents, home schoolers, camp counselors, after-school groups and anyone else who wants to encourage school age children (ages 7 and older) to learn about the tropical rainforest using an exciting online game called The Rainforest Rangers: Operation Morpho.
The Teacher's Lounge supports The Rainforest Rangers: Operation Morpho game, which educates children about the threats to the rainforest and many of the animals that live within. Topics also include core curriculum such as the water cycle, characteristics of amphibians, reptiles, birds, etc. The food chain and life cycle are also discussed in the game.
See what parents are saying about Operation Morpho!
"This is a phenomenal game, our son is loving it, and we love playing it with him. Fun, educational and inspiring! Thanks!"
"Our son is thoroughly enjoying his paid subscription to The Rainforest Rangers!"
"For those of you with children or who work with small children I encourage you to check out The Rainforest Rangers website. It's a fun and interactive way to learn about the rainforest..."
"I've learned just as many new things about rainforest animals as my child! This is a great game to play together!"
About The Rainforest Rangers
The Rainforest Rangers is developed in Costa Rica by a small team of people dedicated to spreading knowledge about the rainforest. We believe that it's important to teach children about this fragile ecosystem in order to provide future generations with an understanding of it's impact on the world.
It is our hope that you and your kids have fun playing the Operation Morpho game, learn new rainforest facts, and walk away with a better appreciation for the rainforest!
There are subtle messages as well that discuss the role of humans in the rainforest and how that doesn't have to be a bad thing. There are hundreds of educational facts online that are delivered in a fun and fast manner. Children and adults who play The Rainforest Rangers: Operation Morpho game are sure to learn something new!
We pledge to give back 10% of our profits to local environmental and educational groups who are working towards reforestation and rainforest education. Additional profits are used add fun, educational content to Operation Morpho & resources to the Teacher's Lounge, in order to continually grow and enhance the project.
Please contact us at any time if you have ideas or feedback to help us in our endeavors. Thank you so much for your support!
How it works
The Rainforest Rangers: Operation Morpho game is a fun way to deliver rainforest education for elementary age kids..
- Create Alliances for your group and encourage the Alliance members to compete for the top Ranger slot!
- Chat in a safe environment using Safe Chat Rooms auto-generated when an Alliance is created.
- Kids play educational games in the Facts of Life Arcade to learn about animals, plants and threats to the rainforest.
- Access a new Ranger Report each time a lesson is completed.
We understand that time spent online should be fun, but learning at the same time is even better!
Ranger Reports and Lesson Plans
We have designed classroom lessons, art activities, classroom competitions, and Ranger Reports to continue and enhance the educational topics taught in The Rainforest Rangers: Operation Morpho game.Ranger Report are great learning tools that focus on rainforest animals such a jaguars, squirrel monkeys, tapirs and tayras. The report components include: About the animal, Did you know?, Facts chart, and a quiz to test knowledge. The Ranger Reports also talk about serious threats to the rainforest such as deforestation, poaching, and non-native species. Ranger Reports also support core curriculum topics such as: water cycle, animal adaptation, and rainforest environments.
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