Animals: Jungle Animals
These sites provide information on the environment, habitat, characteristics, geography, and types of animals found in the jungle. There are links to eThemes resources on rainforests and forests habitats.
A Difference between a Jungle and a Rainforest
This site provides another explanation about the difference between a jungle and a rainforest.
The Jungle Environment
This site provides information about the climate and weather of jungles, types of jungles, and common jungle features. NOTE: Teachers should view the site before using in a classroom because there are many external links. NOTE: This site includes pop-up ads and banner ads.
Animal Movies and Animal Sound Clips
Select the name of an animal from the tabs at the top of the page to view video clips, photos, and listen to animal sounds. NOTE: This site has a link that leads to a forum discussion board. This site also includes ads.
Jungle (Rainforest) Activities
This site has instructions for making different jungle animal crafts. NOTE: This site includes ads and has a link that leads to a discussion board.
Create Your Own Jungle
Click and drag plants and animals as you design your own online jungle. NOTE: This requires Shockwave.
eTheme Resource: Habitat: Rainforests
These sites are about tropical and temperate rainforests. Experience the sights and sounds of rainforests in the U.S., Tasmania, and South America. Includes activities, puzzles, a movie and a game, plus a list of rainforest books for children. There are links to eThemes Resources on Brazil, the children's book "The Great Kapok Tree," and habitats.
eTheme Resource: Habitat: Forests
These sites are about deciduous, coniferous, and taiga forests and their ecosystems. Includes photographs of these forests, plus information about the climate, animals, and plants that are particular to each forest type. Find out where in the world these forests are located. Includes links to eThemes resources on threats to forests, Arbor Day, trees, and habitats.