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Habitats and Communities

Hummingbird in nest


What kind of animal lives where and what do they need to eat? Learn about habitats and communities of plants, animals and you!


Click on one of the pictures or links below to find our recommended resources:

  A Forest HabitatAnimal HabitatsFood Chains 

Introducing Habitats
Discover information about habitats, including the Antarctic, Arctic, deserts, rainforests, and local backyards.

Animal Habitats
Learn fun facts about how animals life around the world, from mountaintops to ocean floors.

Food Chains
Learn about different roles in a food chain and discover different types of food chains.

Canadian Encyclopedia
Canadian Encyclopedia

Your best source of info on Canadian topics. Use the search box to find in-depth articles from the Canadian Encyclopedia, Maclean's Magazine, Canadian Encyclopedia of Music, and TV and radio spots such as Historica Minutes.

Science & Technology for Kids
Science & Technology for Kids

Look here for information on science, animals, planets and space. Good for grades 4-8.

World Book
World Book

The full print encyclopedia plus additional articles, videos, sound clips and links to websites.

BBC Kids Habitats
Play games to learn about habitats.

Missouri Botanical Gardens What's It Like Where You Live?
Learn about different habitats all over the world.