Teen Tech Tip of the Week #15: Vita Tech
Welcome back to a New Year. Our first post of 2013 is for those who couldn't get enough of BBC's Planet Earth
or Blue Planet
or who are interested in learning more about biology and zoology.
Below are various resources that give you a closer look at all
life on Earth.
Browse through some of the Earth's more popular creatures, both past and present, and learn basic information about habitat and life cycle.
This online database of biodiversity contains information of the evolutionary relationships of all organisms. Researchers and contributors at the ToL Project work under the goal of displaying an entry for every organism on the planet current and past.
Species 2000 and The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) have teamed up for the most comprehensive taxonomic catalogue.
This show stopper is the product of Edward O. Wilson's award winning TED speech
calling for an online database to catalogue every species currently on the planet. While not the first endeavor to do so, this is the most robust effort complete with various forms of multimedia for each creature.
This data retrieval system aggregates an extremely comprehensive set of geospatial information about life in the oceans. Be sure to check out the how-to's
and use this powerful resource to its fullest.
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