Elementary(K-6), Grades K-12, High School(9-12), Jr. High(7-8), Just For Fun, Nature Study, Special Needs, Unit Studies

The Great Backyard Bird Count – February 13-18, 2013

GbbcThe Great Backyard Bird Count is coming soon – now is a great time to add this to your lesson plans and enjoy a great bird study.  In the past, the GBBC was limited to just the US and Canada.  Starting this year, the GBBC is accepting bird reports from anywhere in the world!  Click on the image above to learn more.

It is not difficult to turn The Great Backyard Bird Count into a full unit study.   Here are some great resources that will help you begin to create lessons of interest your family.

**A compilation of bird unit study ideas from AHE families.
https://sdahe.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/bird-unit-study-july-7-20111.pdf

**The Adventurer bird award  and the Pathfinder bird honors make great ready-to-go unit studies.
Adventurer
http://www.adventurer-club.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30:feathered-friends&catid=6:grade-2&Itemid=16

Pathfinder
http://www.pathfindersonline.org/pdf/ayhonors/birds_a.pdf

Cornell Lab of Ornithology is one of the best online resources. An online bird guide, printable games/activities and a 50 page coloring book are just a few of the benefits of exploring their website.
http://allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=1189

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/education2/kids/edgames

Bird Lapbooking Pages

http://www.homeschoolshare.com/backyard_birds_lap_n_note.php

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