General Environmental Education Resources
Temperate Rain Forest Resources
- Alaska Wildlife Curriculum
- Alaska SeaGrant Teaching Resources
- Discover the Rainforest - Discover Canada's very own rain forest.
- Glacier Bay National Park – located in the glaciated north of Southeast Alaska, Glacier Bay is a unique and fascinating land.
- Alaska Geographic – Alaska Geographic is the official non-profit partner of Alaska’s 15 national parks, 16 national wildlife refuges, and America’s two largest national forests, plus a variety of other public lands. Our core purpose is to support Alaska’s parks, forests, and refuges—and it is our mission to connect people to these remarkable landscapes.
- Exploring the Environment: Temperate Rain Forest -- Find great information on rain forest history, ecology, and natural resource management. The site also features classroom activities and suggestions for research.
- Trees of the Pacific Northwest -- Learn more about common conifers of the region, use a dichotomous key to identify conifer specimens, and discover the identity of a mystery tree!
- Canopy Crane
Tropical Rain Forest Resources
- Exploring the Tropics - This informative site is especially focused on plant life in the tropical rain forest: rain forest layers, plant adaptations, plant-animal interactions, economic plants, biodiversity, etc.
- Passport to the Rainforest - This is a site that features video, real-time interactions, the Internet, and hands-on science activities. There's also a page for educators.
- Journey to Amazonia - Learn about life in the tropical rainforest: in the water, on the land, and in the trees. Become an Amazon Explorer in a fun interactive game. The site includes extensive teacher resources.
- How Stuff Works: The Rainforest - Travel into the tropical rainforest to see what makes it such a bountiful environment for plants and animals, and why the rainforests are in danger and how this affects us.
Public Lands Education