Kid conservationist's paradise with great images, vids, animals galore
[Ecology Sim Game Provides Fun, Learning]
Pros: Bring Back the Wild lesson plans are well-written with tons of inquiry and exploration.
Cons: Although they're not a huge part of the site, games don't really prioritize learning.
Bottom Line: Great ecology lesson plans and videos are rich with engrossing animal goodies, but the accompanying games don't teach much science.
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