Lesson

Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Lesson Overview

A series of historical illustrations by naturalist, Mark Catesby, will be used as a foundation for students to assess how adaptations contribute to a species ability to survive in a particular environment. 

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How do observable variations among birds influence their survival in a habitat, finding food, finding mates and defending themselves and their territory?

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Science

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Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Grade(s): 5 7 8

The Project-based Lesson results in a scientific exploration of bird adaptations to environmental habitats as students journey through activities to represent the work of a naturalist from the 18th century.

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