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Island of the Sharks
Costa Rica's Cocos Island boasts more sharks per cubic yard of water than perhaps any other place on the planet. On this latest adventure, NOVA/PBS joined Howard and Michele Hall as they dove into this shark-infested paradise.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sharks/

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Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania explore an ecosystem
If you stop to carefully examine milkweed, you will discover they are home to an abundance of creatures. Look closely at milkweeds and some of the animals that live on milkweed plants.
http://www.mrsoshouse.com/nat/mon.html

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Animal Park
Can you match the animal to its parent? Can you give the animals their correct food? Try this fun game to find out.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/5_7entry/9.shtml

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Habitat and Distribution
Throughout their evolution, arthropods have invaded new geographic areas and habitats. Click the magnifying glasses on the map to see some examples of arthropod variety.
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/arthropods_intro_03

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Ecological Niches
Throughout their evolution, arthropods have successfully invaded new ecological niches. Click each of these want ads to learn more about arthropods that can get the job done!
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/arthropods_intro_04

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The Story of Echo the Bat
Read the story of Echo the Bat and help track his migration period. The story describes the characteristics and the unique qualities of the bat family.
http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/intro/intro1.html

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Frog Calls
Do frogs sound alike? What do frogs eat? Where do they live? Find out everything you wanted to learn about frogs here.
http://animaldiversity.org/site/topics/frogCalls.html/

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Turtles of the Savannah River Site
What kinds of turtles live in the southeastern U.S.? Here are descriptions and photographs different species of turtles and the habitats they live in.
http://srelherp.uga.edu/turtles/index.htm

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Different Types of Habitat
Learn about these North American ecosystems: forests, grassland, wetland, deserts and arctic tundra.
http://happeninhabitats.pwnet.org/what_is_habitat/habitat_types.php

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What is a Habitat?
Do you know what a habitat is? Find out here!
http://happeninhabitats.pwnet.org/what_is_habitat/index.php

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Neighborhood Explorers--Let's Go Outside
The activities in this simulated neighborhood exploration may give you some ideas for exploring your own. There are identification activities, stories on endangered and invasive species, and a glossary.
http://www.fws.gov/neighborhoodexplorers/index.html

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Habitat Adventure: Panda Challenge
Help create a habitat reserve by following the four C's of conservation: createc a core area, find a corridor, identify carnivores and support community. Choose one area to work on or do all four.
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/conservationcentral/challenge/index_bro ...

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Forest Layers
Take a walk through a forest to learn about forest layers and the plants and animals that live there.
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/conservationcentral/walk/walk2_broadban ...

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Using Amphibians as Indicators
Investigate what might happen to a population of frogs if the trees in a forest plot were cut down. Listen to a “frog logger” and take water samples to collect baseline data.
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/conservationcentral/walk/walk6_broadban ...

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Wild Moose Chase
Try to assess and tag moose population after learning the fundimentals of animal polpulation management.
http://www.parkwardens.com/interactive_centre/moose.html

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Snakes of South Carolina and Georgia
What kind of snakes live in the southern and eastern U.S.? This site describes the different types of snakes in detail.
http://srelherp.uga.edu/snakes/index.htm

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Animals of the World
Have fun learning about animals of the world as you play these interactive games. Topics include mammals, reptiles and amphibians, insects and arachnids, birds and fish.
http://www.kidscom.com/games/animal/animal.html

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Coral Facts
Here you will learn about coral reefs. Discover the size of coral, how they reproduce, their major natural predator, and more!
http://www.barrierreefaustralia.com/the-great-barrier-reef/coralfacts.htm

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Design a Panda Habitat
Design your own Panda habitat. Just drag objects from the menu. The Pandas will come out to play if you design it correctly!
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/conservationcentral/design/daph_broadba ...

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Cruch, Gulp, Nibble, Bite
Look at the mouths of these Coral Reef fish to see how they eat. Choose the right meal and you will see a short video.
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/education/classroom-resources/games-and- ...

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Oban's Animal Postcards
Say hello to Wally the Wombat, Tommy the Turtle, Charlie Coyote, and Rosie the Red Kangaroo. If these are animals you want to learn more about, read their postcards! You will discover what they look like, where they live, what they eat, and other inter
http://www.planetozkids.com/oban/postcard.htm

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Wild Eyed Alaska
Imagine watching a bald eagle close up. Or joining a puffin inside its burrow. Or plunging over rocky cliffs into the water to gaze at giant barnacles and other sea life. You can check out the action in six video clips that bring Alaska to your computer.
http://www.hhmi.org/wild-eyed-alaska

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Aquarius / America’s Innerspace Station
This site is for the marine interested student and teacher. Many visuals and links to ocean studies.
http://aquarius.fiu.edu/index.html

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Everglades Activity Guide
The activities here focus on the natural history, food chains, cycles, and habitats of the Everglades.
http://www.nps.gov/ever/learn/education/k-3guide.htm

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Habitats: Home Sweet Home
Check out this site for information, maps, a quiz, and lesson plans about habitats. Lessons are for all grade levels and include cities and suburbs, deserts, tundra, forests, freshwater habitats and much more.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geography-action/habitats.html

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Habitats of the World
Teach your students about the Earth's unique and varied habitats with this Internet research project. Suggested readings, discussion questions, extension activities and tools for creating worksheets, puzzles, and quizzes are included.
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/habitats/index.ht ...

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EEK!
Welcome to "EEK!" - brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.
http://dnr.wi.gov/newurl.html

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California coastal For Youth
This multimedia web page explores native California coastal animals in and out of the ocean. In one activity students take an online quiz testing their knowledge of coastal animals and receive immediate feedback. Another site activity permits the student
http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/youth/foryouth.html

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Oh Moose!
In this lesson students participate in a game to show the effects of limiting factors on a moose population.
http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/education/educators/curricula/pdfs/oh_moo ...

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Habitat Web
In this activity, students use a ball of yarn to explore the web connection among living and non-living things.
http://happeninhabitats.pwnet.org/pdf/Habitat_Web_Activity.pdf

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Living in a tree
Introduce young children to the many animals that live in trees with this out door activity that helps them understand what characteristics animals need to survive in tress and why we don’t live in this type of habitat.
http://www.reachoutmichigan.org/funexperiments/agesubject/lessons/arb/livin ...

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What Is a Habitat? Plants and animals live in different kinds of habitats. Go to these web pages to learn more about their homes.

 

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