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Subject: Animals
Grade Level: Elementary & Middle
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Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal Bytes Grade Level:
Here's a great place to find information about the animals that you love. A lengthy list of animals is provided to search through. Learn about these animals, the environments they live in along with their similarities and differences. Many of these animals share the same homes, yet are very different from each other. Within each animal topic you will find fast facts about the animal such as height, weight and diet plus some fun facts.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://seaworld.org/animal-info/animal-bytes/
Arctic Wildlife Portfolio Grade Level:
Birds, mammals, and sea mammals of the arctic are featured at this web site from the Smithsonian. Click a tab to see a list of arctic wildlife. For each creature, you will find a photo and facts. Play the Polar Pairs game to test your knowledge about these animals. Click to find matching pairs, and then read information about the arctic animals. Read about a 19th century naturalist and his work. Check the glossary for definitions.
Topic: Animals; Wildlife
URL: http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/wildlife.html
Animals Grade Level:
Metazoas include sponges, flatworms, bony fish, and mammals. Multicellular and motile, they move around and find food to eat. During the Cambrian explosion, many new species showed up in a short period of geologic time. Investigate how invertebrates are divided into groups based on symmetry and the way the blastula folds. Invertebrates include cnidarians, molluscs, annelids, arthropods, nematodes, and echinoderms. From clams and squid to sea stars and spiders, the invertebrate family is vast and varied.
Topic: Animals; Invertebrates
URL: http://www.bozemanscience.com/animals
The World's Largest Archive of Animal Sounds and Associated Video Grade Level:
The Macaulay Library has swung its doors open to the public! More than eighty thousand sound and video clips of birds and other animals are now accessible through the Library's web site. The collection currently emphasizes North American birds and animals but also includes many samples from around the world. Search the archives for any animal--from a visitor to your backyard feeder to an unusual insect from the other side of the world--and learn about the many creatures, common and uncommon, with whom we share the planet.
Topic: Animals; Animal communication
URL: http://macaulaylibrary.org/index.do
Wildlife Grade Level:
Learn more about hundreds of different kinds of animals at this amazing web site. With a search engine powerful enough to allow you to choose which animal group (22 different categories!), where it lives, habitat, diet, conservation level and or world records about them you should be able to find the animal you are looking for quickly. Check out each animal's individual page for information about diet, behavior, reproduction and much more. Detailed photographs are also included.
Topic: Animals; Wildlife
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/wildlifefinder/
Animals Grade Level:
Studying animals has never been easier! This web site is a one stop place for anything animal related. The site is filled with fact sheets on numerous types of wildlife. Each has its own page covering details about the animals range, habitat, physical traits, diet, habits, reproductive traits, lifespan, and illustrated diagrams. You can search for animals in several different ways: by classification (using either phylum or class), by habitat, by special trait, or by location.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.exploringnature.org/db/subcat_index.php%3FdbID%3D43
The Learning Zone - Animals Grade Level:
Zoology is the study of animals and how they interact and live in their environment. It is important for us to understand the animals that we encounter so that we can be safe while enjoying their presence. This site will give you a look into what characterizes a living thing. These are movement, reproduction, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, respiration, and growth. You can also learn about endangered and extinct animals as well as a look into the tree of life and animal classification.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/animals/index.htm
Critter Chemistry Grade Level:
The active role chemistry takes in the animal kingdom is discussed at the web site of Chemical and Engineering News. This site offers a lengthy list of articles from Chemical and Engineering News that introduce different amphibians and reptiles, birds, fish, insects and mammals. Each article explains the chemical connections found in the animal. The site is updated often and the articles change. Find out how critters use chemicals to defend themselves and to disguise themselves.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://pubs.acs.org/cen/critter/critterchemistry.html
Natural History Notebooks Grade Level:
The Canadian Museum of Nature offers a wonderful web site with a variety of animals to illustrate. In the "Natural History Notebooks you'll find lots of fascinating facts about 246 animal species. You'll also learn about the amazing diversity of life on Earth (both past and present), and why it's important to protect that diversity". See drawings of mammals, birds, fishes, endangered species, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and even prehistoric life. Illustrations of animals are done by Charles Douglas, former chief illustrator for the museum.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/mon2.htm
A-Z Animals Grade Level:
Just about every animal you can think of can be found at this web site called A-Z Animals. The list goes from the Abyssinian to the Zorse. You can find an animal by scrolling though the alphabetized list or you can scroll through the scientific names. You can also search by the group the animal belongs to or by the location where the animal is found. Find out which animals are vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered an extinct and look at pictures of different animals.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://a-z-animals.com/animals/
National Geographic Kids Grade Level:
If you love animals, care about the environment, or just want to have fun, then "National Geographic Kids" is for you. Browse facts, pictures, and video clips of the planet's most amazing animals. Then, take a journey around the world by clicking on People and Places. Once you're done exploring, read a collection of real-life stories about animals, people, and events. Be sure to also click on the tabs for videos and photos, for some amazing visual images. Other features include fun activities you can try at home, along with cool games that are just a mouse click away.
Topic: Animals; Geography--Miscellanea
URL: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Animal Records Grade Level:
Have you ever wondered what animal ran the fastest on land or in the water? The answer is the cheetah (70 mph) and the Dall porpoises (35 mph). The fastest running bird is the North African ostrich (45 mph) and is also the biggest, growing up to 345 pounds. The fastest bird is the Peregrine falcons (200+ mph) and the fastest fish is the sailfish (68 mph). Unbelievably, the loudest animal is the blue whale, whose low-frequency sounds are louder than a jet engine and can be discerned over 500 miles away. Learn more amazing facts about animals.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AnimalRecords/
Animal Pages to Color Online Grade Level:
Do you like to paint animals? If so, this is the web site for you! This web site, All About Nature, offers hundred of animals to download and print. Facts are given for each animal along with a description of the anatomy and diet of the animal. Paint animals like the Aardvark, North American Beaver, Whale Shark and many more. This web site is easy to navigate and you will find the animal you are looking for in the complete index.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/painting/
How to Stay Safe Around Animals Grade Level:
Animals are fun to be around, as anyone who has had a pet or enjoys the outdoors knows. Animals need to be treated kindly. It is important to know when to stay away from them to stay safe. People yell when they get upset or angry; animals bite or scratch. Animals may also bite if they are scared, if you take away their food or toy, if you wake them up, or if you pull their ears or tail. Animal mothers may bite if you get near their babies.
Topic: Safety education; Animals
URL: http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/animals.html
Animal Information Grade Level:
Have you ever wondered what a beluga whale sounds like? Check out the animal sounds library on this website to listen to different animals sounds. This website is an excellent resource for all types of animal information. There are great links for in depth information about all kinds of land and water animals as well as a section that gives you just a brief description and picture of all kinds of animals. You can even go on an underwater safari on this site.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://seaworld.org/animal-info/
Animals Grade Level:
What animals are used to carry mail? How many mosquitoes can a bat eat in an hour? Does a ring-tailed lemur bark or meow? What are the two heaviest land animals? Test your knowledge about animals and learn a lot, too. Each twenty-question quiz on this site is randomly composed from over 800 questions. After submitting your answer, you get a response that tells you whether you were correct or not and provides a detailed explanation of the animal in question. This is a fun way to learn about animals!
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_trivia_animal.htm
Animals Grade Level:
Wherever you live, you are probably close to an animal of some sort. Maybe it's an insect or a mammal or a fish or a reptile. With so many different kinds of animals in the world, it's nice to be able to find out about each kind. The Australian Museum is a great place to begin your exploration of animals. Just click on a photo and start your studies. Learn about spiders and their relatives, fishes, birds, worms, invertebrates and many others. There are great photos and many, many facts.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://australianmuseum.net.au/animals
What is an Animal? Grade Level:
Did you know that an insect is considered an animal? With that in mind, how many animal species do you think inhabit the earth? Scientists estimate that number around 9 or 10 million! Animals can weigh from a range of a microscopic few cells to many tons like the giant squid or blue whale and anything in-between. The largest species of animals are insects, and the humans? group, known as the vertebrates, is fairly small in comparison. Animalia is the Kingdom name, and animals differ from plants in that they (animals) lack the rigid cell walls that plants have.
Topic: Animals; Biodiversity
URL: http://eol.org/info/animals
Animals Grade Level:
Learn about some of the most interesting animals in the world from A to Z on K Bears' off-road adventure. To begin your adventure just choose any letter from A to Z and learn all about the animals that begin with that letter. You will find many amazing pictures of each animal and many more amazing facts. Along with the information found on each page you will also find coloring pages and links to additional information as well.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.kbears.com/animals/index.html
RSPCA Education Interactive Resource Grade Level:
Log on to the RSPCA web site for a fun way to learn about animals and animal care. The RSPCA is an organization dedicated to campaigning against animal cruelty. This is a special section just for kids. It is full of fun facts, articles and even games.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.rspca-education.org.uk/youngpeople.htm
Animal Videos Grade Level:
Browse a large collection of approximately twenty videos that feature a wide range of animals. You can watch videos of aquatic animals such as penguins, the giant octopus, puffer fish, and killer whales and you can watch videos of fierce animals such as lions, polar bears, sharks, and bears. There are also videos of dogs, snakes, goats, and even a montage of funny animals. Brief descriptions of each video can be found on the opening page.
Topic: Animals
URL: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/animals.html
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