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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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The Facts About Dinosaurs and Feathers

For Students 6th - 12th
Did the T. Rex have feathers? A video from the Eons series playlist explains the exciting recent findings about dinosaurs and feathers. It details the evidence, the research, and our current understanding. It also considers why dinosaurs...
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Why Are Birds Different Colors?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Above all else, a bird's color is what sets it apart from other birds. Learn what creates their unique plumage in an installment of a video series. The video presents the physical and chemical reasons for the variation in colors as well...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Birds adapted to almost every climate on the planet, from the Arctic to the rain forests. A presentation focused on birds covers their similarities and differences. It starts with their evolution from reptiles, their many physical...
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What Makes Owls So Quiet and So Deadly?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Known as excellent hunters, owls don't fly with the fast speeds of other birds of prey. The video focuses on the feathers and nocturnal habit of owls. With quiet, almost silent flight, owls sneak up on their prey.
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Adapatations for Bird Flight - Inspiration for Aeronautical Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Did Dinosaurs Really Go Extinct?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a variety of activities corresponding to the book "Feathers" by Heather Forest. They answer story comprehension questions, and discuss how facial expressions can indicate different emotions. Students then complete...
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For Teachers K
Students examine the character traits of kindness and responsibility using the book "Feathers" by Heather Forest. They play a "Mystery Bag" game with feathers, and answer story comprehension questions. Students then complete an acrostic...
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The Big Cover Up!

For Teachers K
Use magazine cut-outs or pictures from the Internet of various animals with different coverings to pass out at the beginning of this science instructional activity. Using these visual aids, your young scientists will observe and share...
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Find Feather Facts

For Students 5th - 8th
In this birds worksheet, students click on the links to find out information about blue birds and bald eagles or wild turkeys and compare them. Students complete 2 columns in the chart.
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Oil and Water

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this oil and water worksheet, students mix oil and water together and dip feathers in them to observe what happens. Students follow 4 directions and answer 5 questions.
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Fur, Features, Scales, and Shells Book

For Teachers K - 2nd
What's the difference between a bear and a fish? Examine the characteristics of different animals with a set of pages for kids to color. Four pages provide different animals for each characteristic, including turtles, bears, fish, and...
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Animal Coverings

For Teachers K
Motivate your students with this interesting lesson on animals. Learners sort animals based on their coverings (fur, feathers, scales, shells, etc.), create a page for a class book, and engage in an art activity. Using this lesson, you...
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Falcon KWL Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create KWL charts about falcons. They write what they know about falcons and what they want to know about them. They read for information on falcons and complete the last column of their chart with the information they...
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It's For the Birds

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how anatomical adaptations make it possible for a bird to survive in various habitats. They discuss and list birds and their unique characteristics, and create an imaginary bird, illustrating the environmental...
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Measure the Length of the Object – Basic

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this measurement learning exercise, students measure cars, trucks, feathers, and more with the units given. Students complete 9 problems.
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Cleaning an Oil Spill

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use oil, feathers, eggs, rubber bands, and more to create a simulated oil spill and then clean it up. In this oil spill lesson plan, 3rd graders discuss what their cleaning process is like and how the oceans are effected...
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Hidden Words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this wordfind worksheet, learners circle the hidden words on the list as it relates to hen eggs and chicks. Students write the message about chicks and the eggs that incubate them until hatching.
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Feather Relays

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students create a small brochure about air. They have relay races using air and feathers. They also make observations and record them.
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Beautiful Birds

For Teachers K
Students explore the traits of birds to uncover information about their eggs, feathers, beaks and other characteristics. The data is probed through a variety of exploration centers.
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My Coat is Warmer than Your Coat

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore body coverings. For this science lesson, students conduct an experiment in which they examine how different types of body coverings keep animals warm. Students complete a Venn diagram.
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Human Inventions with Animal Features

For Students 7th - 10th
In this animal features worksheet, learners match different animal features with the human invention that is similar. Students match 9 inventions and then complete 3 short answer questions.
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Why Are a Bird's Feathers Important?

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this bird feather worksheet, students collect some feathers and put a drop of water on each one. Students answer 3 questions about their observations.