These sites are about African and Asiatic cheetahs, which are endangered animals. Read about their diet, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and offspring. Includes audio and video clips of cheetahs. There are links to eThemes Resources on the grassland habitat and the continent of Africa.
PBS: Cheetahs in a Hot Spot
This site has information about cheetahs' speed, hunting, and finding a home.
This Big Cats site offers text about the characteristics of cheetahs plus a map of their range.
The Cheetah Spot
This helpful site includes information on cheetahs broken down into topics. Click on a topic to read a few paragraphs of information. "Vocalization" has a short audio clip of a cheetah. NOTE: The site has ads.
African Wildlife Foundation
This page has facts about cheetahs, including their diet and how they care for their young. Includes links to recent news stories on cheetahs.
About the Cheetah
This site discusses the problems facing cheetahs, cheetah diversity, and other facts. Click on the topics listed on the right. "Especially for Kids" on the left includes a link to a story about how the cheetah got its spots. and an online quiz about cheetahs. NOTE: This site has a link to a guestbook.
Cheetah Coloring Book
Click on the thumbnail image to be able to download the pages of this coloring book. The other pages can be accessed by clicking on "Next." There are 8 pages to print. NOTE: This site has a link to a guestbook.
Here are 11 color cheetah photographs that show cubs and adults in various positions.
Cheetahs: Built for Speed
As students complete this online cheetah puzzle, facts about how cheetahs' body structure helps them run appears.
Enchanted Learning: Cheetah Diagram
Print out and color this simple diagram of a cheetah and learn basic facts about them. NOTE: This site has a link to ads.
Lesson Plan: Adaptation
The 8-page PDF lesson plan for 4th grade helps teach students about how and what make cheetahs successfully adapt in a different habitat.
Enchanted Learning: Cheetah Quiz
Take a short quiz to review what you have learned about the Cheetah. NOTE: This site has a link to ads.
eThemes Resource: Habitat: Grasslands
These sites have information about the different types of grassland habitats found throughout the world. Includes savannas, prairies, and steppes. Learn more about the climate and wildlife that are found in these ecosystems. There is also information about grasslands in Missouri. An eThemes Resource on habitats is included.
eThemes Resource: African Safari
Learn about the geography and culture of Africa and African countries. Includes information on popular national parks and wildlife reserves.