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Cornell Lab of Ornithology BirdSleuth K-12 Newsletter

03/21/2018 7:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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Download Feathered Friends!

Perfect for elementary teachers, this free download is full of easy-to-use and fun activities that teach science content year-round with local birds. Explore habitats, migration, and citizen science with Feathered FriendsDownload your copy to receive a free window bird feeder for a small shipping charge.

Investigating Evidence

Citizen science is a great tool to teach inquiry for any age group. Investigating Evidence is one of BirdSleuth's most popular free resources and is aligned with the CCSS and NGSS Standards. From coming up with curious questions to drawing evidence-based conclusions, these lessons will help you guide your students through exciting scientific investigations.

Plus when you download this curriculum, you get a free bag of bird seed



An Owl Pellet Investigation

Who doesn't love dissecting owl pellets? Teach about ecosystem interactions and food webs with this new twist on a classic activity. This comprehensive kit has everything you need to make science learning fun and engaging.


Summer Educator Retreat

Looking for a chance to spread your wings this summer? Join us in sunny Ithaca for an educator retreat focused on citizen science, inquiry, and birds. You'll hear from lab experts, try hands-on STEM activities, conduct your own investigations, and explore local birding hot spots. You may even make some new friends (both feathered and not).



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