Vocabulary

Kids Dictionary - Try this link first. Type the word you are looking up where it says Enter Word. Then click GO!
dictionary.com - type the word you are looking up in the top search bar then click the magnifying glass.
www.kidsplanet.org - Click on Web of Life and follow the story to fill in your glossary
Wikipedia for Kids A version of wikipedia written in simple English.

Animal groups game

Searching for Photos

Creative Commons - Adding images to your presentation
http://www.arkive.org/ - Adding images to your presentation

Animal Websites

World Book Online for Kids
Wikipedia for Kids A version of wikipedia written in simple English.
Animals and their habitats; search for animals – shares info about animals and habitats; pictures and video
Happenin' Habitats
BBC Habitats
National Geographic
National Geographic Creature Feature
Canadian Geographic
**http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/habitat/#**
- Play a quick game of “MSB’s The Great Habitat Match-up Game; learn what a habitat is and that nearly extinct animals need their habitats protected; match 5 animals to their habitats and learn facts about them
**http://www.discoverycenter.org/curriculum/Living/liv_inter.htm#animals**
- Lots of links to interactive animal-related sites
**http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=4750**
- Animal adaptations
Food Chains
**http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html**
- SmartBoard activity on Food Chains (producer, consumer) – uses river, woodland and seashore habitats (click on “Food Chains”)
**http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/interdependence_fs.shtml**
- Focus is “Interdependence and Adaptation”; find 8 living things in the woodland habitat; drag them to complete a food web; sort the animals based on ‘criteria’ (legs? shell?); complete a 10 question quiz; (click on the magnifying glass on the sorter page to find out more about the animal or plant)

OWLS

**http://www.kidwings.com/index.htm**
- owl pellet dissection (includes a link to a video and a virtual owl pellet dissection activity)

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/
- a variety of short videos/video clips on owls are available here for viewing on-line; go to this page and on the right hand side you’ll see videos by category; select animals – it takes a bit of time to load; then click on birds, then birds of prey; you’ll see 3 choices – Great Horned Owl, Hoot Cuisine, Snowy Owl)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Home
- Select World Book Kids (search animals)

www.owlpages.com
- This site was recommended by our presenter, Dr. Duncan

www.naturenorth.com
- This site was recommended by our presenter, Dr. Duncan (he says to scroll down to “The Great Grey Owl”)

POURQUOI TALES & STORY VINES

http://www.saskschools.ca/~msd/klemmer/index3.html
- A few samples of student tales

http://www.flint.lib.mi.us/kidsweb/greg02/pouquoi.shtml
- Many samples of student tales

http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/pourquoitales.htm
- Definition of pourquoi tales and samples of 3 very short tales

**http://www.ihms.mb.ca/News%20&%20Events/News%20&%20Events%201999-2000/story_vines.html**
- Shows sample story vines

Food Web Plastecine Activity

Barbara Reid's website