Bird Watching

Source Institutions

Source Institutions

Add to list Go to activity
Activity link broken? See if it's at the internet archive
In this activity, learners will observe birds in their backyard or local park. They will attempt to find common Ohio birds and will look for bird behaviors just like an ornithologist. Activity includes a checklist of common Ohio birds with full-color pictures and a career connection section to teach learners about ornithologists.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - adult

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
  • The Nature of Science
    • Science as a Career

Informal Categories

  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity


Components that are part of this resource:

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection

  • COSI Connects


  • All rights reserved, COSI, 2021

Related Video