Field Elementary School


Explore Biomes of the world


Earth Observatory: Biomes

Brief summary of the land biomes.  Site published by NASA.

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Explains the biomes. Describes the different animals and plants that live there.

Plant Adaptations

Plant adaptations.  Segment detailing how plants adapt to the conditions in each biome.

The World's Biomes

Overview of the major biomes on Earth.  Few pictures.



Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Tour the restored ecosystem south of Chicago in Wilmington, Illinois.

Prairies in the Prairie State

Technical review of the Illinois prairie. Great photographs of Illinois’s natural areas.  Includes database of native prairie flowers.