Diversity of Living Things

Resources

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.
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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Monument Valley, Arizona

Desert Biome

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

African savanna

Savanna Biome

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

Dense tropical rainforest

Tropical Rainforest Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of tropical rainforest biome.
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Tropical Rainforest 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.
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Boreal Forest/Taiga Biome

Frobisher Bay near Baffin Island

Arctic Tundra Biome

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

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.
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What is an Insect?

Bay Leaf

Leaves

15 images of some shapes and colours of plant leaves such as shamrocks, purple beech tree leaves and Japanese Maple tree leaves.
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Leaves

Grizzly Bear

Animals: Hibernation

10 images of some animals such as bears, bats, turtles and lemurs that spend the cold weather in a dormant state
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Animals: Hibernation

Chameleon blending in its surroundings

Animals: Adaptation

11 images of some animals such as lizards and Arctic Hares whose appearance has adapted to provide protection in their environments
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Animals: Adaptation

Boreal Forest

Plants: Biomes

9 images of plants in some large naturally occuring habitats called biomes such as tundra, grasslands and boreal forests
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Plants: Biomes

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
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Vegetables

Fennel Seeds

Plants: Seeds

6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins
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Plants: Seeds

Green tree frog

Amphibians

12 images of some cold-blooded animals such as frogs and newts classified as amphibians that can live in the water or on land
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Amphibians