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August, 1998
Link Updated September 2008


Bats, Bats, Everywhere
http://www.bats4kids.org/
GRADE LEVEL: 2-8

CONTENT:
This Web site was developed to teach about bats and was designed especially for children. The site has extensive information on the species.

AESTHETICS:
Most pages of the site use a different background and a different layout. The home page uses a lot of colorful section bars, graphics, and fonts.

ORGANIZATION:
Viewers must use their browsers' navigation buttons to move within the site. Most pages list the section title at the top.

REVIEW:
Users can find a lot of information about bats here. The site has information on where bats live, what they eat, what they look like, and how bats help humans. Viewers can take an online quiz, do crossword puzzles or word searches, or play other games to learn more. The site dispels some myths about bats and provides information on how viewers can help save the endangered species. Users can look at the recommended books or take a virtual tour of a bat cave. Students reporting on bats or educators preparing a lesson on the species will have a good source of information here.