Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.
Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.
Create a Habitat
PBS Kids has four habitat games: Feed the Dingo, Mountain Scramble, Jungle Jeopardy, and Make A Mangrove. In each game, you will need to populate the habitat with sufficient numbers and types of plants and animals to allow all species to thrive.