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Bird Guide


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Bird Guide

This activity is intended to familiarize learners with native Houston birds, introduce learners to tools biologists use in the field, and to enhance their observation skills. In this activity, learners will create a field guide based on native Houston birds and will use this field guide to identify birds at school and home. The lesson guide includes background information, questions to ask, extensions and resources.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • scissors
  • stapler
  • crayons
  • worksheet (print double sided)
  • binoculars (optional)
  • Color Field Guide (see resources for examples)

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
      • Classification
      • Biodiversity
    • Ecology
      • Ecosystems
      • Biodiversity

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Physical Activity

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • read
  • hear
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


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  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston, ©2011

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