Habitats

ENVIRONMENTS:

Forest Habitats

http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/forest.php

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season8/forestsdesertswetlands/facts.cfm

http://maps.grida.no/go/graphic/world-map-of-forest-distribution-natural-resources-forests

(map) (also link to pollution and protection)

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/habitats.html#forest
http://www.treesforlife.org.uk/forest/ecological/predation.html
http://www.fs.fed.us/outdoors/naturewatch/vidcam.htm (watch animals in nature)
http://www.primalnature.org/links.html (conservation--read what it says next to "Forest Conservation Portal")
http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm
http://forestry.about.com/od/forestdiseases/Most_Damaging_Forest_Diseases.htm  (diseases in forests)

Grasslands

http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/grasslands.php

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/habitats.html

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-map.html

(map)
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile/
http://www.prairiefirenewspaper.com/2010/06/north-americas-great-carbon-ocean (conservation--scroll down to "Protecting what's left")
http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/southdakota/howwework/index.htm
(two conservation suggestions)
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/grassland/index.html (animals in habitat)


Rainforest Habitats

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/Grainforest.html

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season8/forestsdesertswetlands/facts.cfm

http://kids.mongabay.com/

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/rainforest-map/

(map)
http://replantingtherainforests.org/site/index.php/Benefits-to-the-Planet/the-importance-of-rainforests.html

http://www.paxnatura.org/RainforestPreservationBenefits.htm (conservation--scroll WAY down to "The Solution: Profits without Plunder") 


Wetlands

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season8/forestsdesertswetlands/facts.cfm

http://kids.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Wetlands_for_Kids

http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/wetlands.php

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic-art/74016/40/Major-wetland-areas-and-worldwide-distribution-of-salt-marshes-and

(map)
http://bewildvirginia.org/species/ (animals/fish that have greatest conservation need)
http://bewildvirginia.org/wildlifeplan/challenges.asp (what causes the problems)

http://www.ducks.org/conservation/how-du-conserves-wetlands-and-waterfowl (conservation)
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/soil_and_water/varivers.shtml (conservation)

 

Desert

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season8/forestsdesertswetlands/facts.cfm

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/desert-map.html

(map)

http://42explore.com/deserts.htm

http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/habitat/desert.php
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm

http://digital-desert.com/wildlife/prey.html
(prey)
http://digital-desert.com/wildlife/predators.html
(predator)
http://www.ncat.edu/~student3/pt3/GP10/food_chains_and_webs.htm
(food chain/web--scroll down to see it)
http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/mexico/placesweprotect/Chihuahuan-Desert.xml

Ponds and rivers

http://42explore.com/rivers.htm

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/thewildclassroom/2391-stream-and-river-habitats-video.htm

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/photos/freshwater-plants-animals/#/great-egrets-wetland_176_600x450.jpg

http://www.naturecanada.ca/endangered.asp (damage to environment)
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/pond3.html (animals in environment)
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/key2.html (animals in environment)
 

Ocean

http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/oceans/

http://www.earthskids.com/ek_science-marine.htm (scroll down through website)

http://www.suelebeau.com/ocean.htm

http://www.stateoftheocean.org/threats.cfm
http://www.nature.org/greenliving/gogreen/coralreeftips/index.htm
http://marinebio.org/oceans/ocean-dumping.asp (damage to oceans)
http://www.societyoceansciences.org/conservation.html (conservation)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/oceanlife.shtml  (animals)

General environment websites

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/

http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/AAA/AAA.html

http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/habitats.htm

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/nature/habitat/index.htm

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/habitats.html

 

 Threats to environments

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/text/biomes/biomes.rainforest.animals.html 

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_erosion.html  (erosion)