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Woodland Park Zoo: Multimedia
Don’t try to feed the animals through your computer screen!
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

This multimedia area of the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington offers students and teachers videos, Web cams, quizzes, and other interactive features to help students learn about animals.
The site is well-designed and organized. Content is listed as links on the right side of the page. Macromedia Flash Player and Windows Media Player are required.

Students will delight in this interactive way to explore animals in their habitats and teachers will find the information found here to be a great supplement to the science curriculum. The interactive features area includes games and quizzes, but the real attraction is the animal exhibits. Visitors can learn all about a Chilean Rose Tarantula by mousing over the body parts for a full description. Also included in this area are an interactive animated map of the decline of the Sumatran tiger, a video of a Komodo dragon baby hatching and videos of the jaguar’s world. Students will not want to miss the Bear Cam, where they can view the bears in real time.


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