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Tulips in the Capital site description for Tulips in the Capital
The tulip tradition continues to celebrate spring, especially in Ottawa, where more than three million tulips bloom each year, marking the very special history of Canada's contribution to the people of Holland during World War II.  
http://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/tulips-in-the-capital

 
CBC Kids: 5 spring celebrations from around the world site description for CBC Kids: 5 spring celebrations from around the world
There are some special spring traditions around the world. Here are some examples from Japan, Bulgaria, Poland, Thailand and Australia. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/five-spring-celebrations-from-around-the-world

 
CBC Kids: Spring around the world site description for CBC Kids: Spring around the world
Spring has sprung up around the world. Let's look at how the arrival of spring is celebrated in Iran, the United States, Mexico, Egypt and Japan. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/spring-has-sprung-up-around-the-world

 
Spring site description for Spring
This interactive site explains spring and reviews some of the key events of the season: springtime weather, baby animals, nesting birds, frog life cycle and plant growth. Watch for the green Next arrows on the pages. 
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Spring/WhatIsSpring.aspx?age=ks2

 
Cornell University Nest Box Cams site description for Cornell University Nest Box Cams
These live web cams allow you a special look into some nesting boxes. Use the horizontal menu to access the live cams of a variety of birds. 
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org/

 
Hinterland Who's Who: American Robin site description for Hinterland Who's Who: American Robin
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the American robin on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/birds/american-robin.html

 
Alberta Plant Watch: Prairie Crocus site description for Alberta Plant Watch: Prairie Crocus
Learn more about the prairie crocus, or anemone, including its distribution in Alberta. At the end of the page, you can read a Blackfood legend about how the prairie anemone got its fur coat. 
http://plantwatch.naturealberta.ca/choose-your-plants/prairie-crocus/

 
CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs site description for CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs
Get the facts about ladybugs from Canadian Geographic. You can learn about ladybug bodies, why farmers value this insect and where they live. Be sure to click on the link for Anatomy of the Ladybug. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/lady_bug.asp

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Canada Goose site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Canada Goose
For many Albertans, the sight of Canada geese in the sky is a sign of spring. Hinterland Who's Who provides video and audio of the geese, related lesson plans, a description of the Canada Goose, as well as its habits and habitats. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/birds/canada-goose.html

 
Journey North site description for Journey North
"Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Students track the coming of spring through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; and other... 
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/
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