At the Top: A Bald Eagle's Diet

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Bald eagles are opportunistic predators and eat fish as well as raccoons and other mammals. Pupils learn about bald eagle diets through a simple simulation and videos. They collect and analyze data to understand the adaptability of this species.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite someone from a wildlife rescue to speak to the class
  • Graph the number of bald eagles in a specific area over time
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of bar graphs, predator-prey relationships, food chains, and averaging numbers

  • Uses only basic materials
  • Provides background references

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