Students discover the national symbol of the United States, the bald eagle. Using the internet, they describe the nature and lifestyle of the bird and locate its range. They discuss how it symbolizes the United States to end the activity.
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New Review Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
What state consumes the most turkey per person? Who sponsors the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City? Use the Thanksgiving holiday as an opportunity for learners to develop their research skills with this fun Internet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Santa Cruz Island - Writing for Information
After re-viewing a documentary segment on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island,, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the views of the various stake holders featured in the video and identify the point of view they find the...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
US Patriotic Symbols: The North American Bald Eagle
Students research the North American bald eagle to determine if this bird's characteristics make it an appropriate symbol to represent the United States as a country. They debate the substitution of other bird species for the eagle.
4th - 6th Science
United States Patriotic Symbols: The North American Bald Eagle
Fifth graders develop their research skills. In this North American bald eagle lesson, 5th graders use the Internet as well as print sources to research the traits of bald eagles and other birds in order to complete a patriotic symbols...
5th English Language Arts
Patriotic Symbols of the United States
Young historians take a close look at the most famous patriotic symbols of the United States and determine what they actually stand for. Symbols such as Uncle Sam, The Statue of Liberty, The Bald Eagle, and The Liberty Bell are studied....
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History