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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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Flight for Survival - Avian Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create imaginary creature that has some of the adaptations birds have.
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Flying Bird Fact-Finds

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students 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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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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When Birds Stopped Flying

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Flight seems like an important adaptive advantage, so why did some birds lose their ability to take to the skies? A video from the PBS Eons series explains the evolutionary paths of different species of birds while emphasizing the...
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Birds

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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Birds that Hibernate in Lakes?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Birds seem to disappear at various times of the year, and many early theories about this phenomenon turned out to be wrong. The video introduces two of these theories as well as how scientists learned the truth. It explains a few...
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Flying and Migration

For Teachers K
Students listen to a read aloud of an excerpt of Janet Eaton Givens, Just Two Wings, before reviewing what birds use to fly, and the meaning of migration. They use hot lists of websites to research the Internet for information about the...
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Flight Dreams: Birds Flew First

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students observe how bird flight and machine flight are similar. In this aerodynamics lesson, students observe how birds fly and the shapes of their wings, and investigate how observing birds helped develop the concept of machine flight....
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Birds and Mammals

For Teachers 6th
Providing a higher-level thinking experience, this presentation provides an in-depth and interesting review of mammals. The terms used in the presentation give students a chance to be exposed to scientific classifications. There is also...
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Why Can't Some Birds Fly?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Back in the day, all birds had the ability to fly. Why would evolutionary adaptations take that away from some species? A video presentation discusses the cost of having the ability to fly and why that feature may not be ideal for some...
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Bird Interdisciplinary Possibilities

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore birds, their territory, breeding, and seasonal movement. They research and collect information on birds through writing letters to ornithologists, reading in books, comparing web sites, and observing pictures. Students...
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For the Birds Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this birds vocabulary skills instructional activity, students match the 02 listed birds to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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For the Birds Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this birds worksheet, students read ten clues that pertain to birds and determine the answer from the word box. Students then use the answers to complete a crossword puzzle.
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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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The Giant Bird That Got Lost in Time

For Students 6th - 12th
The California condor is the largest flying bird in North America and has been for a very long time. While perfectly equipped to survive in their time period, today there are fewer and fewer in existence. An episode of a larger series...
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Where Do Birds Go In Winter?

For Students 6th - 12th
The poet Homer believed that birds went to battle tribes of goat-riding dwarfs during the winter. As the video explains, this myth and many others that seem crazy to us now, wasn't questioned for many years. The reality isn't quite as...
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Building a Bird's Nest

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify local birds and their habitats. In this wildlife lesson plan, students list various birds that live in their area and match the descriptions of the birds to the photos. Students build a diorama of a birds nest.
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Birds and Mammals

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students create details given an imaginary story to reinforce the topics of mammals and birds. The second page has more puzzles for them to do.
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All About Birds

For Students 8th - 10th
In this birds worksheet, students answer 25 short answer questions about birds. They color and label the different parts of a bird and fill in the correct term given the definitions.
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Mankind's Fascination With Flight

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read various novels and articles about the contributions of the Wright Brothers. Individually, they are tested on their comprehension of the material and discuss. In groups, they research the role of the people in their life...
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Understanding the Four Forces of Flight

For Students 4th - 5th
In this four forces of flight worksheet, students read a 1 page article on flights, answer 5 questions with multiple choice answers, draw a line to connect the four forces to their definitions and answer 1 short answer scenario.
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Bernoulli's Principle and Winged Flight

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study Bernoulli's Principle and Winged Flight. In this biology lesson plan, 3rd graders to see how the decrease in air pressure which occurs when air is moving allows birds to fly.
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Feeding the Birds

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students build bird feeders. In this aviary lesson, students build different types of bird feeders. This web page includes information on which type of feeder attracts which birds and what food to use with the certain feeder type.

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