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Ecosystems


General

Ecoregions - from World Wildlife Fund, includes many specific regions within Australia, such as Simpson, Gibson and Tanami deserts and Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee
http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial_aa.html

Animal Adaptations - a classroom activity from Access Excellence
http://www.accessexcellence.org/AE/ATG/data/released/0542-BehmLisa/

Biomes - from Kid Cyber
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/biomes.htm

School grounds

Wild Things in the School Grounds - notes from Queensland Museum
http://www.mms.qld.edu.au/docs/Wild-things-in-the-school-grounds.doc

Wild Things in the School Grounds - a WebQuest from Queensland Museum
http://www.mms.qld.edu.au/wild-things-webquest/

Sydney Area

Wildlife of Sydney - online activities from Faunanet
http://faunanet.gov.au/wos/

Rainforests

Information Sheets - on a range of topics from the Rainforest CRC
http://www.rainforest-crc.jcu.edu.au/infosheets.htm

Rainforests - from Environment Protection Agency, Queensland
http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/habitats/rainforests/

Life and adaptations to water: Tropical Rainforests - from South Australian Museum
http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/water/testrf1.htm

Oceans

Life and adaptations to water: Southern Ocean - from South Australian Museum
http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/water/tesocean.htm

Marine Habitats - from Environment Protection Agency, Queensland
http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/habitats/marine_habitats/

Oceans - from Kid Cyber
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/ocean.htm

kidcyberQuest - from Kid Cyber on the topics on Oceans and marine biology
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/waterquest.htm

Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef - an interactive exploration and image gallery from National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/reef/reef1_flash.html

ProjectNET: Titles listed under subject - fact sheets from Australian Institute of Marine Science, topics include coral bleaching, effect of human activity, crown-of-thorns starfish
http://www.aims.gov.au/pages/research/project-net/apnet-subjects.html

Australia's Great Barrier Reef - from Kid Cyber
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/barrier_reef.HTM

Mangroves and Wetlands

Feathers, flyways and fast food - lesson ideas on waterbirds from the Department of the Environment and Water Resources
http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/migratory/waterbirds/shorebirds/suggestion.html

The Wetlands Centre Australia - online excursion to The Wetlands Centre (previously Shortland Wetlands), Newcastle
http://www.wetlands.org.au/

Mangroves in Australia - from Kid Cyber
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/mangroves.htm

Water biome - from Kid Cyber
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/biomewater.htm

Why we need mangroves - from Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland
f http://www2.dpi.qld.gov.au/fishweb/2618.html

Deserts

Life and adaptations to water: Deserts - from South Australian Museum
http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/water/tesdes1.htm

DESERTS - about fauna and flora of Australian deserts, from a school in England
http://www.longhorsley-st-helens.northumberland.sch.uk/habitats/desert.html

Antarctica

Virtual Tour: Antarctica - from Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica, University of Chicago
http://astro.uchicago.edu/cara/vtour/

Virtual Antarctica - from Terraquest
http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~kpt/terraquest/va/

Antarctica: Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole - from the Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/antarctica/

Antartica - from American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/antarctica/index.php

Cool Antarctica
http://www.coolantarctica.com/



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