Explore.org produces and hosts high-quality documentary films and photographs. The films and images focus on exploring the world and the work of non-profit organizations around the world. The films and images are organized by location and by charitable and or environmental cause. Explore.org is funded in part by the Annenburg Foundation. Part of the video gallery includes live webcam feeds of animals in their habits as well as recorded videos. Explore.org offers a lesson plan section for teachers. Not all lesson plans are appropriate for all grades and the lesson plans are labeled accordingly. All of the lesson plans are based upon videos hosted by Explore.
Arkive.org offers an extensive collection of videos and images of plants and animals. The
videos and images are cataloged according to animal, plant, eco-region,
and geo-political region. You can navigate the galleries by selecting
one of the broad categories then choosing a subject within that broad
category. For example, choose the Antarctica eco-region
and then you can explore all of the images and videos about plants and
animals found in that eco-region. Videos on Arkive can be downloaded to
for your classroom use. Arkive offers a dozen online games for kids. The games collection is a
mix of quiz games and problem solving games. One of the games that I
tried out is Animal Survival that required me to keep a Sand Lizard alive by correctly answering questions about Sand Lizards' daily lives.
Wild Earth is a site that has organized more than three dozen live webcam feeds of animals. While watching the video feeds, registered users can chat with each
other about what they're seeing. If the video feed is not live when you
visit the website, you can choose from any number of recorded videos.