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The following tables have links to information you may need for your research. You can access these sites, but you may also find your own information. Information posted to the web may contain errors, so you should always evaluate what you are reading and verify it. Remember to keep a record of all websites you visit as you do your research.

 

Biomes Forests

Deserts

Grassland/ Tundra

Aquatic Endangered Species Human Impact ClipArt

 

BIOMES
Search guide for students START HERE - a great site
Lots of links to biomes.
Lots of biome links; + ecology issues
Blue Planet Biomes
LEP/Biology site with Biome Links
Biomes of the World

Importance of Biomes; conservation, preservation

NASA Earth Observatory - Biomes
Biomes of the world, Missouri Botanical Gardens - good site
Biomes
Enchanted Learning- Biomes

 

 

FORESTS
General information on forests
Taiga
Alaska forests
Taiga/Boreal forests
Biomes of the Earth; temperate broadleaf forests
Biomes of the Earth; tropical broadleaf forests
Rainforest Action Network
Earth Observatory/ Coniferous forests
Earth Observatory/ Deciduous Forests
Earth Observatory/ Rainforests
MBG rainforest
MBG temperate forests
Blue Planet - Taiga

 

 

DESERTS
Biomes of the World - Desert scrub
The Desert Biome
Desert Biomes - Enchanted Learning
Mediterranean Shrublands
Earth Observatory/ deserts
MBG deserts
Desert survival
Food Web in the desert

 

 

GRASSLANDS/TUNDRA
Missouri Botanical Gardens - tundra
Tundra
Alpine & arctic tundra
Blue Planet - grasslands
Earth Observatory/ Grasslands
Earth Observatory/ Tundra
American prairies
Savanna
Temperate grasslands
Sierra Club American Prairies + links
Grassland eco-regions

 

 

AQUATIC
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Aquatic Biomes
World Biomes aquatic links
Aquatic Ecosystems
Shoreline ecosystems
Coral reefs
Aquatic information - Sea & Sky
Aquatic biomes
MBG ponds & lakes
MBG wetlands
MBG temperate oceans
MBG tropical oceans
Coral Reefs; guided tour

 

 

ENDANGERED SPECIES
U S FISH & wildlife services
Environmental Education Endangered species link
Endangered Species
Convention on International Trade Endangered Species
Bagheera's website
International Union for Nature
Endangered species of the Next Millenium
Endangered Species
World Wildlife Fund

 

 

HUMAN IMPACT
When looking for information on Human Impact - some things you should think about are: mining activities, oil drilling, oil pipelines, development, urban sprawl, pollution (water, air), pesticide use, overpopulation, over-harvesting, over-fishing, soil erosion, logging, deforestation, invasive species, land use, global warming, off-road vehicles.
NOAA oil spills + photo gallery
Sierra Club American Prairies + links
Tropical deforestation
Causes of tropical deforestation
Save the forests, Save the Planet
World Rainforest Movement, causes of deforestation
Photos of deforestation
Nat. Geog. deforestation & desertification
Over fishing
Exotic species; invasive species
Biomes & Impacts
Action for a healthy planet
Human Impacts

 

 

CLIPART

check to make sure you have permission to use all the images in your presentation

Pics4Learning; copyright images for education
Free photo network
FreeFoto
Some free animations