Biomes

abcteach - Habitats

Find fun games and activities on the African Savannah, Antarctica, the Arctic, coral reef, desert, pond, rain forest, and wetlands.

Amazon Interactive

Educational website featuring an ecotourism simulation game and information on the Ecuadorian Amazon geography and biotic community.

Biomes

Overview of the biome concept with images and information on the different biome types.

Biomes First

Class project, with information, stories, photographs and data about a wide variety of different biomes.

EnchantedLearning.com - All About Oceans and Seas

Provides useful information about oceans, which cover 70 percent of the Earth's surface. Link to related printouts and crafts.

EnchantedLearning.com - Biomes & Habitats

Explores the Earth's biomes, including the desert, tundra, chaparral, forests, and grasslands. Includes printable charts, colouring pages and report sheets.

Geography for Kids: Biomes

Outlines the characteristics of six major biomes.

Kids.Mongabay.com

Offers a collection of facts, pictures, and information designed to help kids gain a better understanding of rainforests.

The Mariana Trench

Describes the biology, exploration and geology of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the earth's oceans.

NASA Earth Observatory: Mission Biomes

Features two interactive missions: children match the climagraph to the correct biome and find out where in the world different plant specimens must go.

NSIDC Education Center

Contains informative articles about the cryosphere, frozen ground, glaciers, snow and sea ice, including information on their importance in climate change studies.

Rainforest Education

Gives details about the plants and animals and human cultures living in tropical rainforests. Includes photos and information about plant medicines and diseases.

What's It Like Where You Live?

Information about various habitats in different parts of the world. With photos and related resource links.

World Biomes

Offers information about five major world biomes, including links and recommended reading.

The World's Biomes

Describes the importance of five different biomes: grasslands, tundra, aquatic, deserts and forests.

WWF: Habitats

World Wildlife Fund presents an introduction to the world's major habitats and biomes, with explanations of conservation concerns in each and of the types of wildlife living there.

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