Country: Costa Rica
Learn about Costa Rica, a country in Central America. There is information about the history, geography, climate, people, and economy of this country. You can see photos of different famous places and listen to the national anthem. Includes interactive maps, suggested activities when visiting the country, as well as rainforest and ecotourism resources. There is a link to the eThemes Resource on Habitat: Rainforests.
FactMonster: Costa Rica
Read facts about Costa Rica to learn more about this country. Includes a map. NOTE: This site includes ads.
TIME for Kids: Costa Rica
This site includes factual information and statistics, a sightseeing guide, historical timeline, quiz challenge, and a day in the life feature. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads.
National Geographic Kids: Costa Rica
Watch a brief video about Costa Rica or see photos/read about interesting facts. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads.
CIA World Factbook: Costa Rica
This site provides up-to-date facts about the people, geography, government, economy, and much more.
PBS: The Living Edens: Costa Rica
Find out about featured creatures and natural attractions in Costa Rica. Includes pictures and a lesson plan. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
National Parks and Biological Reserves Map
Click on an interactive map of national parks and biological reserves. The map will link you to detailed information about accommodations in the area.
Asociacion Cafes Finos de Costa Rica: History of Coffee in Costa Rica
Learn about the history of coffee in Costa Rica. NOTE: This site includes sponsored links. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Costa Rica Pages: Bananas of the Costa Rican Republic
Read about the history of the Costa Rican banana trade on this site.
Ecotourism in Costa Rica: A Country's Response
This site explains what ecotourism is and how the country of Costa Rica has moved forward through ecotourism initiatives. NOTE: This site includes sponsored links.
Costa Rica Rainforest: Ecotourism
Learn about what makes Costa Rica a special place. This site explains what ecotourism is and how it relates to Costa Rica. NOTE: This site includes sponsored links.
International Expeditions: Top Five Foods to Try in Costa Rica
Read brief descriptions of five popular Costa Rican dishes. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site includes a message board and links to a blog.
Read a brief report about Costa Rica written by a student. You can also listen to country's national anthem.
eThemes 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, movies, and a game. There are links to eThemes Resources on Brazil, the children's book "The Great Kapok Tree," and habitats.
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