Internet Resources - Animals



Databases

  • Core Concepts: Biology
    Core Concepts: Biology informs and inspires learners about key biology topics including animals, cells, ecology, evolution, genetics, the human body, microbes, plants, and reproduction. Biographies of key scientists take learners behind the discoveries that have transformed biology. Core Concepts: Biology supports STEM learning and delivers curriculum-correlated content; promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills; and offers research, report, and homework help.
    Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Animals, Biology, Education, Environment, Marine Science, Plants, Science, Teen Homework Help
  • PebbleGo
    PebbleGo is specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Four helpful areas of study are available: animals, earth & space, biography, and social studies. Articles are enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips.
    Browse related subjects: Animals, Biology, Education, People
  • PowerKnowledge Life Science
    PowerKnowledge Life Science informs and inspires learners about key life science topics including animals; classification; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; green living; habitats and ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival and adaptation. Designed for learners in grades 3 to 6.
    Browse related subjects: Animals, Biology, Education, Plants, Science

Recommended Websites

  • Human Charity
    Maintains a list of charities that are committed to providing vital services and care to patients or advancing research without the use of animals.
    Browse related subjects: Animals, Charities
  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
    Site is full of useful information on a number of animal rights issues, along with research projects and results, investigations and rescues, factsheets on a variety of animal-related topics, articles from PETA publications, an animal cruelty-free shopping guide, and compassionate recipes.
    Browse related subjects: Animals, Social Issues
  • Santa Cruz County Birds and Wildlife
    This inspiring collection of Santa Cruz County Bird and Wildlife Photography is available to the Santa Cruz Public Libraries thanks to a generous donation by Tony Britton Photography. Beautiful prints of select images are also available for viewing at the Downtown branch. All images are copyright Tony Britton. Students may use the photos for educational purposes for free, as long as the photos are attributed to the copyright holder. Use of these photos for commercial or other purposes are decided by the copyright holder. All inquiries for use of photographs should be directed to virtualservices@santacruzpl.org.
    Browse related subjects: Animals, Santa Cruz County

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