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Animals by Habitat
Scroll halfway down the page to find animals listed by habitat.
Animals and Pets
Includes information on alligators, lions and howler monkeys. There are also links to animals by habitat.
Make sure to go to the bottom of each page and click "Next" to learn more.
There are two kinds of rainforests: temperate and tropical. You will be researching tropical rainforest. Animals that live in the rainforest are parrots and monkeys.
Learning About Rainforests
Use the links to learn about what a rainforest is, where they are around the world and the four layers of a rainforest. There are also Quicktime videos that give more information on rainforests.
Kids Do Ecology
What's the climate like in a rainforest....besides rainy?
Look for the interactive feature that shows you the levels of the rainforest.
Select any rainforest to visit without really going there.
Short descriptions about rainforests.
There are three major regions for tropical rainforests.
Animals that live in the savannah are lions. Sometimes savannahs are also known as grasslands.
Earth Floor: Savannah
Why are fires important to the savannah?
Missouri Botanical Gardens
Use the links on the left menu to learn about grasslands.
This website explains what a grassland is. The temperature is given in centigrade, so you will need to use the temperature converter at the bottom of the page.
This habitat has many different names depending on where you are.
Wetlands, Swamps and Bogs
Alligators live in swampy habitats. In the U.S. they live in the Florida Everglades or the Louisiana bayou.
More fun!!! (also known as: games)
Use the following search words:
biomes / grassland / savanna / tropical rain forests (2 words) / freshwater marsh / swamps
Ask your teacher for the user name and password or e-mail Mrs. Zajko
Centigrade to Fahrenheit Conversion Table
Find the degrees centigrade and look at the box next to that temperature to see the Fahrenheit temperature.
A habitat is....
Click on the triangle button to hear the gopher explain what a habitat is.
STEM Animal Habitat Research handout
The databases below will help you with your research. The databases have information on animals and habitats. They also have photographs of what the animals and the habitats look like. There is also a database of just photographs.
You need a user name and a password to look for the information. Ask your teacher for the user name and password or e-mail Mrs. Zajko.
Select ELEMENTARY level.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Select NEW BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE or GROLIER MULTIMEDIA ENCYCLOPEDIA
If you need pictures, use this source.
Select KIDS level.