From Sea to Shining Sea
Learn more about 13 different "ecoregions" of the United States
in these brief summaries.
It Like Where You Live?
From the Missouri Botanical Gardens, this site provides information
about all ecosystems and details within each ecosystem page. Desert
example: desert animals and plants, the desert at night, causes of deserts,
and types of deserts. Deciduous forest example: forest locations, types
of trees, types of leaves, leaf identification guide, colors of specific
leaves in the fall, forest animals and more. For more brief information
about ecosystems, click on the "Just for Kids" link at the
bottom of page!
A great introduction to the world's major biomes.
From the USGS, this site explains earthquakes in history, how they occur
and happen, how to measure earthquakes, predicting them and more.
Detailed information about geologic eras and periods. Find out about
plant and animal life, important geological sites, landforms, and more.
Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom
Search for minerals and stones by name, then read about its composition,
hardness, types, uses, demand, and some include images.
Volcanoes, their eruptions and why and how eruptions occur. Images and
graphics complement the text.
How does the earth recycle water? Check here for a description and printable