We found 464 resources with the concept birds
Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAre chickens and crocodiles really related? Young scientists compare the bone structure of current domestic chickens to other animals throughout evolution. This helps them understand the branches that separate crocodiles and birds as...
The Time Terror Birds Invaded
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLike something from a low-budget horror movie, terror birds ruled the roost in South America millions of years ago. Things didn't go as well when they headed north! With an intriguing video, biology scholars explore the massive migration...
Can You See This Type of Light?
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Why can some organisms detect polarized light, but others can't? Scholars observe as the narrator constructs, demonstrates, and explains a simple polarimeter during a video from a larger playlist covering physics. Concepts include how...
Computational Chemistry—Chemistry Now
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can some plants make their own animal repellents? Science sleuths examine the properties of cinnamamide in pear trees using an case study about computational chemistry. The resource discusses how vital computers are to research, how...
Work to a Conclusion—Whelk-Come to Mathematics
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the least amount of work done? Pupils use their previously collected data to numerically calculate the height where the least amount of work was used in the final lesson plan of a four-part series. They compare their simulation...
Northwestern Crows—Whelk-Come to Mathematics
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn as the crow flies—here's your most direct route to introduce mathematical modeling to your scholars. The first of a four-part series introduces a situation of birds dropping mollusks from a specific height to the class. Class...
The Biggest Thing That Ever Flew
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine a reptile the size of a giraffe that flies across oceans. This reptile, quetzalcoatlus, existed, and scientists continue to learn more about this fascinating creature. The video, part of the Eons series, explains where the...
How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
Adapatations for Bird Flight - Inspiration for Aeronautical Engineering
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
It's a bird, it's a ... device made to mimic birds. The eighth installment of a nine-part module has pupils read various articles to learn about bird flight. They consider the implications for aeronautical engineering.
Did Dinosaurs Really Go Extinct?
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most meat-eating dinosaurs had bones filled with air, just like today's birds. Scholars explore the idea that humans still live with dinosaurs, aka birds in a video that explains how researchers determined that modern birds descended...
How Do Squirrels Find Their Nuts?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Viewers of this short video learn how squirrels and birds not only find their stored nuts in winter but also distract would-be thieves. Viewers see that animals have the ability to take action today (burying nuts) to fulfill their future...