Wetlands, Rainforests, and Prairies

Because such environments are bounded, they serve as fertile study targets.

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Costa Rica Wildlife

Virtually the whole country of Costa Rica is an eco-friendly environment. The rainforest includes animals like the poison dart frog, Capuchin monkeys, and macaws.  learn more

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Incredible Wetlands

As long as humans have walked the planet, wetlands have been a part of our lives. Some people turned to these saturated lands for resources while others saw…  learn more

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Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates?

Derek Muller always wondered why Australia has so many venomous animals that can kill you while Canada has virtually none. But it's not just Australia - it seems…  learn more

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Wetlands Teachers' Resources

This site looks at coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. Maintained by the USGS National Wetlands Research Center, it includes instructor resources, a kids corner, slide shows and videos.  learn more

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Rainforest Alliance - Teacher Resources

The Rainforest Alliance helps people of all ages to understand the role that each one of us plays in biodiversity conservation, and provides both lesson plans and resources.  learn more

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California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences exhibits a four story rainforest with many micro-ecologies. Take-home kits widen the student base.  learn more