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
- 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
- Lots of links to interactive animal-related sites
- Animal adaptations
Food Chains
- SmartBoard activity on Food Chains (producer, consumer) – uses river, woodland and seashore habitats (click on “Food Chains”)
- 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)


- owl pellet dissection (includes a link to a video and a virtual owl pellet dissection activity)

- 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)

- Select World Book Kids (search animals)

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

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


- A few samples of student tales

- Many samples of student tales

- Definition of pourquoi tales and samples of 3 very short tales

- Shows sample story vines

Food Web Plastecine Activity

Barbara Reid's website