Designed especially for children by Oxford University Museum of Natural History, there are lots of fun things to do and learn here. Sections include: Animals, Insects, Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Funstuff.All About Butterflies
All About Butterflies is designed for students of all ages. You can start at a basic level and progress to more detailed information. It explains the parts of a butterfly's anatomy and its lifecycle. There is an illustrated butterfly dictionary and more.Variation
The first section of this website is a sorting activity where you need to sort living things into different groups: plants, mammals, birds and insects. The second is a quiz which highlights different features of living things. Aimed at 6 - 7 year olds.Circulation
Steve on the Deadly 60 television programme is setting off to find the deadly tarantula hawk wasp. Check his heart to see if he is healthy and see what happens to it when he is chasing this monster insect.Wildlife
There is detailed information here on this searchable site from the BBC about hundreds of animals including insects, birds, reptiles and spiders. Lots of wonderful video clips.Bugs
A colourful, attractive Australian site about some of the smallest animals. The site looks at different bugs such as spiders, insects and crustaceans, their behaviour, life cycles and whether they can be harmful or beneficial to people.Animals
This site from San Diego zoo looks at the five animal categories: amphibians, birds, mammals, reptiles and insects and gives examples of each.