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Diversity of Living Things

Frobisher Bay near Baffin Island

Arctic Tundra Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the arctic tundra biome.

Wild elk in boreal forest, Banff National Park

Boreal Forest/Taiga Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the boreal forest/Taiga biome and meet Anne-Claude Pépin who is a fire management technician.

Monument Valley, Arizona

Desert Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the desert biome.

Western Toad

Frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts, oh my!

Learn about amphibians, their life in the coastal temperate rainforest biome, and how you can help them out!

Dense tropical rainforest

Tropical Rainforest Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of tropical rainforest biome.

African savanna

Savanna Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the savanna biome.

Image of a tide pool

Diversity of Canada’s Marine Coastal Habitats

Learn about the plants and animals in Canada’s marine coastal habitats, and what you can do to protect them.

Red jellyfish

Life in the Deep Sea

Learn about the unique creatures that live in deep sea ecosystems.

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.

Eric with hula hoop

ScienceXplosion - The Circle of Life

In this episode, Eric uses a hula-hoop to count and catalog all the creatures he finds in that space! Biodiversity represents the variety of living things in any ecosystem - including in your own backyard!

Dragonfly

What is an Insect?

The What is an Insect? e-book explores the amazing world of insects while showing the characteristics and diversity of insects.

guppies

Why are Guppies so Diverse?

Different members of a species can have different traits. You can see this in a species found at your local pet store - guppies!

Red Onion, Parsnips, Lettuce

Vegetables

14 images of some plants such as carrots, cabbage and leeks whose roots, stems or leaves are used for food

Iguana

Reptiles

10 images of some cold-blooded vertebrates such as snakes, lizards and alligators typically having dry, scaly skin