Because such environments are bounded, they serve as fertile study targets.
Wetlands, Rainforests, and Prairies
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
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
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 them as something fearful or undesirable. This award winning documentary by Water Rocks! explores the biologically productive, and diverse, nature of wetlands and the vital role they… learn more
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
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
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 like all beautiful, warm places are cursed with venomous native species. So he set out to find the truth: why have all these venomous species evolved in… learn more