|Web Resources for
|We have compiled a list of web links that provide background
information for each of the following topics. Please let us know
when you find an outstanding page we can add to our list. (The
following should all link to the appropriate section below) |
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web page is dedicated to issues involving the conservation of
Western Amphibians, primarily species found in California. Site
includes educational resources and lots of links to other amphibian
has an extensive ornithology lab. This is the home page which allows
you to look for particular topics of interest.
this is a commercial site with access to a nature store, the page
also provides information and links to other pages on birds. The
page also includes links to butterflies, gardening, and outdoor
is the Seattle Audubon Society's web page. If you go to "Additional
Links" you will find links to several good sources for bird
information. The site also has information on renting boxes with
materials and lesson ideas on birds.
site contains many links to pages on numerous environmental topics.
If you don't know what you want to search for, click on "View By
page about salmon, made by kids.
|INQUIRY SCIENCE LABS|
the SF Exploratorium, tips on modifying existing labs into more
open-ended, inquiry labs.
education information for the classroom with a bibliography on
inquiry science from the exploratorium.
of information about forest insects and diseases listed by the
insect and by the disease. Click on a subject and get a list of
pamphlets. Click on the pamphlet and get a full color brochure in
and information about edible insects!
pictures, and links about insects and other arthropods.
page is produced by Iowa State University and is a list of links to
Insect resources on the internet.
could spend months checking all of the insect links from this page.
The links are categorized by type of insect so it is a fairly easy
page to use.
history of insects and society.
pictures and information on insects with a link to Nick's Spiders!
site contains lots of information as well as links to mycological
sites (sites about mushrooms and fungi).
resources on the web with links to many other pages.
to different questions and information about plants.
about plant growth, photosynthesis, and respiration
site contains lots of information on soils, soil processes, soil
amendments (fertilizers), soil testing, just to name a few.
links from this page to various spider pages. This is a very easy
way to begin finding information on spiders.
of pictures and information in a well organized web page.
the principle of the Central Limit Theorem through an animated
presentations of balls dropping from a central point through a peg
grid and their ultimate distribution.
this site you can find a light mix of several statistical concepts,
not too complex.
is the introduction to a statistics textbook. The text explains and
illustrates basic statistical concepts.
more detailed on-line statistics textbook for those who really want
|TREES AND FORESTS|
on trees, a Canadian site put together by a private company called
information on climate change impacts on forests and forest ecology.
This links to the PNW Climate Impacts Group page at the University
about old-growth forests, forest ecology, and forest management.
of the Pacific Northwest contains information to identify trees as
well as basic information on tree species. Focus is on PNW conifers.
Made Simple poses several questions, such as why leaves turn colors
in the fall, and provides answers at different levels of complexity.
of El Nino on various PNW ecosystems.
manual on monitoring water quality. Background information on pH,
temperature, aquatic insects, and more.
River Council page contains information on water quality and
watershed information and issues.
page contains many links to hydrology and water-related resources
earthworms from Biocontrol Network from the internet. Includes some
information about the soil benefits of earthworms.
find the answer to almost any question you have thought to ask about
earthworms on this page. Some of the information is specific to
species in the Ontario area. Much of it is general information.