Students observe cutouts of birds around the classroom, sketch and describe field markings, and use field guides to make identifications.
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 2: ID That Bird! (grades 2-5)
Grade Level Grades K-5
Resource Type Activity
Next Generation Science Standards
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.
Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.
Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
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