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Turn your young scholars into flocks of migratory birds for this fun instructional activity on animal migration. Prior to the activity, the teacher creates four different migration routes in the classroom or any available open space, labeling nesting areas, non-nesting areas, and stopover locations along each course.
K - 4th Science 34 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird beaks, scientists simulate the collection of food.
5th - 9th Science 27 Views 87 Downloads
Flying Bird Fact-Finds
Learners investigate how to recognize, feed, and shelter backyard birds, design paper birds similar to one local species, and design and construct three-dimensional mobiles to display interesting facts and information they gather about birds.
1st - 12th Science 4 Views 14 Downloads
A fun activity for bird identification awaits your class. Youngsters are asked to go outside, observe a bird, and then come back into the classroom and attempt to find out what kind of bird it was. The worksheet serves as a field guide. Pupils write down the main characteristics of the bird, its location, and use a real field guide to determine what it is.
3rd - 5th Science 8 Views 20 Downloads
Underwater Diving Bird
When we think of birds, we naturally think to look up in the sky. But, if you're looking for the dipper bird, don't forget to check underwater! This underwater diving bird takes fishing to the next level. Watch this video to learn how!
2 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Growing Minds: Garden Planning
School gardens are rich in cross-curricular learning opportunities! Excellent ideas put learners in charge of organizing and planning. Begin with a book about gardening (recommended titles provided), and discuss learners' prior knowledge and associations with gardening.
K - 5th Health 36 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Class Are You In?
Classifying animals has never been this much fun! Pupils discuss the animal groups, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and also identify their characteristics. Then, they take pictures of animals and classify them in a group according to their characteristics.
2nd - 4th Science 16 Views 89 Downloads
Soft Sculpture Birds
Art can mimic life, and animals are always interesting subjects. Learners create large soft sculptures (stuffed) birds using paper, paint, and other basic collage materials. They view images of birds, and discuss bird traits and shapes. They finish by designing and creating a sculpture of their own.
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson
The class will make observations to determine how environment has shaped the way particular birds and fish eat. They will view a series of photographs, read two short articles, and then consider how food availability has determined how each bird or fish has evolved in their particular habitat.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Fourth graders examine how different birds have different beaks that are tailor made for their environments. They discuss how different beaks are better at eating different foods. They use this information to create a bird of their own that fits the environmental factors provided.
4th Science 5 Views 22 Downloads
For the Birds
Second graders observe, identify, and document birds sighted at the library feeder station. They observe and document birds in order to begin their birder's life list. They apply scientific concepts and principles by using library resources to identify birds observed at the library feeder station.
2nd Science 3 Views 1 Download
Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson
While this lesson focuses on the birds and fish found on the Hudson River, it could be adapted for use in any classroom. Using a vocabulary list, learners explore the meaning of words like adaptation, habitat, barbel, and more. Then, they complete worksheets discussing the characteristics of fish, birds, and food chains.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Bird Watcher's Guide
Explore birds! Youngsters color bird pictures and choose one type to research. Using books and the Internet, they compile information and write paragraphs in a PowerPoint slide, including a picture of their bird. Then, they voice record their paragraphs onto the computer.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students engage in a lesson that is about birds while taking part in a variety of activities that are like the following. They play a game that is used for increasing memory while using bird pictures. Students also create a collage with the help of images found while conducting research.
K Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Bird Ecology Unit
Birds, plants, and vegetation, is there anything more lovely? There is! Engage your class in the scientific process, data collection, and data analysis. They stroll their campus observing and identifying various birds and plants, formulate questions, develop a hypothesis, conduct an experiment, and write a conclusive statement outlining their scientific process.
9th - 11th Science 3 Views 1 Download
What Factors Contribute In Attracting Birds To Feeders?
Students develop their own research questions dealing with specific variables provided by the instructor; students conduct bird counts using two kinds of birdseed, and analyze possible effects such as abundance or diversity.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads