Multimedia Resources

Identifying Animals:


A terrific invertebrate diversity exploration based in the California Bay Area. The site has lots of excellent tools for identifying and learning about invertebrates, ideas for curricula, kids activities, and an 'ask an expert' link. Good site for kids and adults. (Insect identification tools are best for California, but there is lots of other information here too.)

Patuxent Bird Identification Info Center

Brief information on many species, with images, maps, and sometimes video. There's also a good glossary.

Animal Calls and Sounds:

A wide variety of animals sounds.

Whale Center of New England

A link to some whale sounds.

Animal Tracks and Tracking:

Online Track Guide

An online guide for North American mammal tracks.

University of Michigan Museum of ZoologyNational Science Foundation

BioKIDS home  |  Questions?  |  Animal Diversity Web  |  Cybertracker Tools

BioKIDS is sponsored in part by the Interagency Education Research Initiative. It is a partnership of the University of Michigan School of Education, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, and the Detroit Public Schools. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant DRL-0628151.
Copyright © 2002-2023, The Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.

University of Michigan