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Nature of Teaching: Informal Curricula

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
The Nature of Teaching curriculum provides activity-focused resources designed for nature centers, field days, and 4-H clubs. Young scholars study and identify birds, build feeders for local birds, create exploding seed balls that they...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 3

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The third unit in a series of four looks at Earth's system responses to natural and human-induced changes. Fifth and sixth graders learn about how living things and ecosystems are impacted by changing climates. They collect data on plant...
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Unit Two: A Serious Economics Nut

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The second unit in the series examines the complex relationships between animals and plants in the whitebark pine community of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. In the first of five lessons, scholars mimic Clark’s Nutcracker...

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Building Background Knowledge: Frightful’s Mountain and DDT

For Teachers 6th Standards
The first unit in Module 4 introduces sixth graders to the central question of the module; do the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences? Jean Craighead George’s novel, Frightful’s Mountain, is the module's anchor text and...
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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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Sustainable Design and Biomimicry in a Desert Ecosystem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge young engineers to design a sustainable guest village in Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. A collection of four lessons and five activities provide designers with all the information they need to complete the challenge of living...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Underwater Diving Bird

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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!
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Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
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...
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Feed the Birds

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars use a large carton, string, an emery board, and bird food to create a hand-made bird feeder. After completing the craft, pupils keep a journal to track their observations.
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Soft Sculpture Birds

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
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....
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The Time Terror Birds Invaded

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like 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...
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Bird Ecology Unit

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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,...
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What Factors Contribute In Attracting Birds To Feeders?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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.
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Timeline for Bird and Plant Research

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research and observe birds and plants in selected habitat areas.
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Protocol for Backyard Bird Research Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners investigate a hypothesis about birds in their backyard using identification and survey skills.
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Celebrate Urban Birds

For Students 3rd - 8th
Set up a 50x50 square foot area in a space at school and choose three days to go outside and observe the birds seen in a 10 minute span. The activity has learners tapping into their observation skills and creates awareness of the birds...
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Bird Watching with Theodore Roosevelt

For Students 6th - 12th
If you can't go to the birds, bring the birds to you! An interactive lesson helps learners identify different bird types by sight and sound. Pop-ups provide information about the different birds and audio plays the sound each bird makes. 
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Flying Bird Fact-Finds

For Teachers 1st - 12th
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...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Maya Angelou's first autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the anchor text in a unit that asks readers to examine how personal relationships and the environment impact a writer's point of view. Class members complete a variety...
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Birds of Paradise - Lovebirds

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lovebirds, a bird of paradise, are as colorful as the flower. Learn about their mating patterns and why they are called "lovebirds" in this video. Note: Some content may not be appropriate for young audiences.
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Amazing Birds

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's so amazing about birds? Find out just how amazing birds are with a physics of animal behavior unit created by Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Have learners explore and tap into their observational skills and notice how birds fly, what...
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For the Birds

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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Week 7: Animal Adaptations - Bird Beaks

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Young scholars use tools to represent bird beaks and pick up different types of food with them in order to discover which beak would help the bird survive depending on their food type.

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