Habitats — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950



Learn about the six biomes: tropical rain forest, tropical savanna, desert, Arctic tundra, deciduous forest, and sub-arctic taiga and their plants, animals, and climate.

Biome Basics

View the map to see where the different biomes are around the world. Click on one of the seven to learn more about that habitat.

Biodiversity: Everything Counts

This site from the American Museum of Natural History has pictures, games, quizzes, drawing activities, and more. Make sure to check out the “Ology” page on Marine Biology.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

“Make a Tide Pool” or “Crunch! Nibble! Gulp! Bite!” are two of the ocean games you can play at the Monterey Bay Aquarium site.

NASA: Mission Biomes

Investigate biomes and test your knowledge about them by completing these interactive missions.

Planet Ocean

From the Blue Whale to the Barracuda, discover the “thousands of incredible and bizarre creatures” that call the ocean their home.

What is it like where you live?

Find out about the different biomes, or habitats, around the world, as well as freshwater and marine ecosystems.