Identifying Birds (Anticipation Guide)
Students are introduced to Ecology Explorers and identify common birds at their location. They start with an anticipation guide and continue with Bird identification cards.
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Bird Migration and Climate Change
Robins migrate because their food, the earthworms, are frozen in the ground in winter. Last in the series of four, the lesson focuses on bird migration, specifically the robin, and climate change. Pairs or groups discuss and analyze the...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Up, Down and Dirty: Exploring Birds and Amphibians in the Victory Bog
Students discover how to use a field guide for birds as well as observing them via binoculars. They gain an understanding of the role of bogs and their inhabitants, specifically the Victory Bog. They create their own field guides.
7th - 8th Science
What Birds Are Flying Around Your Schoolyard?
Students conduct a long-term census for the birds that are seen or heard around their schoolyard. They practice identifying birds using field guides and then count and record the birds in fifteen minute sessions every other day for four...
5th - 8th Science