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Thrush Songs: An Interactive Game


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    Science Museum of Minnesota

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Thrush Songs: An Interactive Game

In this interactive game, learners listen to the songs of four different thrushes and then try to match each bird with its song. Many people consider thrushes the most beautiful-sounding songbirds in North America. Birders describe their songs as “airy,” “flute-like” and “haunting.” Each species of thrush has a distinctive pattern to its song. This sound activity requires speakers or headphones.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 6 - adult

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • computer with internet access
  • headphones or speakers

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
  • Physical Sciences
    • Vibration and Waves
      • Sound

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Games
  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • hear
  • use keyboard
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Funding Sources:

  • Harman International
  • NEC Foundation of America
  • National Science Foundation
  • The Schubert Club

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