Students observe cutouts of birds around the classroom, sketch and describe field markings, and use field guides to make identifications.
- Students will understand how binoculars function.
- tudents will practice observation skills through identifying field markings.
- Students will identify birds using field guide.
This lesson is great for preparing students for BioBlitz or species inventory activities.
Lessons in this unit:
Skillbuilder 1: Meet a Creature
Skillbuilder 2: ID That Bird!
Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity?
Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification
Skillbuilder 5: ID Using a Dichotomous Key