Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
SAF Archives  search ask the scientists in the classroom cool science
on the islands
cyber field trip
for students
for teachers
web resources
galapagos homepage
Destination: Galapagos Islands Cyber Field Trip
On the Islands

As a living laboratory, the Galapagos Islands have a rich scientific history. You can learn more about these "enchanted islands" and the wildlife that inhabits them by browsing through this online tour. (By clicking on the linked words, you can also learn more about some of the scientific terms used frequently throughout this site.)

A Brief History of the Galapagos Islands

The Geography and Geology of the Galapagos Islands

Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands

Weather and the Galapagos Islands

Threats to the Galapagos Islands


Scientific American Frontiers
Fall 1990 to Spring 2000
Sponsored by GTE Corporation,
now a part of Verizon Communications Inc.