PBS - learn how the sun provides most of the energy in a rainforest by visiting Explore the Jungle.
Finding Forests from PBS - Watch a video that tells you all about how forests are different from jungles.
The Wild Kratts have lots to share about the habitats of North America — find out what they have to say about forests. From PBS.
Ecokids has a great site devoted to forests. Here you can find out what makes a tree, a tree. Learn about types of trees, the benefits of trees and lots more. This kid-friendly site has everything on trees.
Discover an Urban Forest and lots more.
Learning About Rainforests is a great place to get all the details on rainforest animals, plants, maps of where they exist and so much more. You can even take a quiz to see what you have learned.
Dr. Arbor Talks About Trees is a great interactive that teaches the importance of trees.
Be a Junior Forest Ranger — USDA has a lot to share.
Smokey Bear has some great activities and games for you to help you be safe and wise in the forest.
At the Arbor Day Foundation's Kids Corner, learn about trees and forests around the world and take a quiz to become a Junior Arborist.
The rings of a tree can tell you about the tree's life. The Life of a Tree is a great place to go to learn how a tree marks the passage of time.
Ever wonder what you can learn by looking at the rings of a tree? Here are some Tree Cookies to explore.
Forest Biomes — a colorful and informative site.
Temperate deciduous forests
Boreal forests, also known as taiga.
From Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist site, find information about the temperate forest, tropical rainforest, and boreal forest (taiga.) The site includes sections on the anatomy of the each forest and its plants and animals.
American Forests is the oldest national conservation organization in the United States. Learn about the importance of forests for the climate, water, wildlife and people, and take a look at their interactive map.
You'll find lots to do and learn about forests and trees at Idaho Forests. Explore the topics in each section to learn fascinating forests facts and discover the benefits, life cycles, and locations of Idaho forests.
Watch “Idaho's Working Forests” — a video brought to you by Idahoforests.org (9 minutes).
What Tree is That? Want to identify a tree? Here is the place to track it down.
Fun Rainforest Facts — find out what you didn't know you wanted to know!!
Rainforests are divided into four different layers: emergent layer, canopy, understory, and forest floor, and different living things are found in each layer. Find out more from DK Find Out.
Fun Facts on Forests for Kids — this covers all the different forest types.
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