Use birds to engage students in science content
Ornithology, the scientific study of birds, provides real-world science applications for teachers and students. Observation and investigation skills learned during bird study enhance student motivation to experience science both indoors and outdoors and apply science concepts to the natural world.
strengthen their knowledge of local birds
connect science curriculum to ornithology content
examine tools and technology to be used with their students
develop ideas to use both indoor and outdoor spaces to lead bird lessons throughout the year connected to grade-level science curriculum