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Habitats & Communities

Walking trail through trees and tall grasses

Exploring Habitats

Students will make observations and inferences about three different habitats.

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.

Coyote walking through a park in Quebec

Coyotes: Coming to a town near you?

Learn why coyotes are spreading in Canada and how this affects their relations with humans.

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.

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

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

White water rafting on the Fraser River in British Columbia

Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Learn about the physical geography, chemistry and ecology of rivers and streams.

Pond in a valley

Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of lakes and ponds.

Bee on flower covered in pollen

Pollinators are Important!

Insects and other animals that are pollinators of plants play an important role in ecosystems.

Julie Koloff au travail à l'extérieur

Julie Koloff

Wetland Specialist

Julie Koloff is a Wetland Specialist for Jacobs, located in Alberta.
Diana Chomack

Diana Chomack

Environmental Planner

Diana Chomack is an Environmental Planner for Jacobs, located in British Columbia.
Photo de Krista Pooley

Krista Pooley

Environmental Assessment Coordinator

Krista Pooley is an Environmental Assessment Coordinator for the Government of Canada.