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View Resource Rader's Biology4Kids

This appealing site by Kapili.com has recently undergone some major changes, including updated content and its own URL. With lots of information and neat photos, this is a great site to learn about how to study and classify life forms, ranging from cells and microbes to plants and animals. Visitors can be guided through the site tour, browse, or search for specific topics. Even though there is...

http://www.biology4kids.com/
View Resource US Fish & Wildlife Service National Image Library

This digital image collection from the US Fish & Wildlife Service contains an enormous number of photographs that can be viewed online or downloaded. The collection contains images of plants, wildlife, landscapes, and habitats. The search function allows for either general or specific searches, but the site is lacking a browse function that would allow users an overview of the scope of categories...

https://digitalmedia.fws.gov/digital/
View Resource The Complete Morris's British Birds 1891

Individually produced by Ash Midcalf, this Web site contains digitized images from the Reverend Francis Orpen Morris's A History of British Birds, published in 1891. Artist-naturalists like Morris and Audubon created painstakingly true-to-life depictions of the planet's flora and fauna in the days before reliable photography. Visitors to this Web site can browse through pages of thumbnails, choose...

http://www.birdcheck.co.uk/frame.htm
View Resource Urban Neighbors.

Urban Neighbors, a New York Public Library (NYPL) Exhibition, raids the Library's vast collections for illustrations, dating from the mid-17th century to the 20th, showing the creatures that live side-by-side with humans in New York City. The show "celebrates ...the abundance of wildlife within its five boroughs. It refutes the canard that pigeons, cockroaches, and rats are the city's only local...

http://web-static.nypl.org/exhibitions/urbanneighbors/flash....
View Resource MyNaturePhotos.com

Nature lovers and photographers are invited to upload and share their favorite wildlife photos in this straightforward, privately hosted Web site, a place where "viewers from around the world can see what animals, plants, and landscapes look like in other places." MyNaturePhotos.com currently features a modest collection of images grouped by class (all vertebrate): birds, fish, mammals, and...

http://www.mynaturephotos.com/
View Resource Mytinygarden.com

Gardens have fascinated mankind since the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, if not before. They have been the source of inspiration and reflection for persons ranging from Monet to Michael Pollan, author of Second Nature. Drawing on his own small patch of land, Jay Dykes has created this delightful tribute to his own small garden, with an emphasis on its insect life. At the site,...

http://www.mytinygarden.com/
View Resource Infrared Zoo Gallery

Animals have been a furtive ground of exploration for artists for millennia, and they have been represented elegantly in painting, sculpture, and photographs, to name just a few of the most popular media used in their depiction. This novel online collection from the California Institute of Technology features dozens of animals in a whole new light: Infrared. Recently, a team of researchers took...

http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/
View Resource DiscoverySchool.com: Animal Classification

This lesson plan from DiscoverySchool.com is designed for grades 3-5 and uses a variety of exercises to teach students about scientific classification. Users will find detailed procedures, as well as discussion questions, extension activities, Web links, and more. A short vocabulary list comes with audio clips for pronunciation help. The lesson, which takes one class period to complete, should...

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans...
View Resource Smithsonian National Zoological Park: Animal Photo Galleries

Hosted by the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, this website highlights photos of the animals at the National Zoo, as well as some photos of their wild relatives. The website offers numerous theme Photo Galleries including African Savanna, Asian Elephants, Backyard Biology, Great Cats, Ocean Living, and many more. Each photo gallery contains beautiful annotated photographs of different...

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals