Kamchatka: Siberia's Forbidden Wilderness

PBS Online, Public Broadcasting System

This "Living Edens" PBS site features the historical, biological, and geological wonders of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Many aspects of Kamchatka are explored within the topic headings: The ring of fire, Remote secret, Kamchatka creatures, Bountiful breed, and Bering Island. The site also provides links to additional web resources, a teacher resource page including lesson plans on Kamchatka's Valley of Geysers and salmon populations, other "Living Edens" programs, the PBS home page, and a link to purchase this program video.

Subject: Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:PetrologyKeywords: biodiversity, conservation, natural resources