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Birdwatching for Beginners
Birdwatching in your own backyard can be fun and exciting. In this class, students will make a simple birdfeeder and learn about the common backyard birds they can expect to see and how to identify them by sight and sound.
Teacher Crystal B.Sc., B.Ed.
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In this onetime course, we will be making a simple birdfeeder that each student can hang in their own backyard. We will be talking about some of the most common birds students can expect to see in their backyards and how to identify them. We will also talk about the importance of learning to identify birds by both sight and sound. A slideshow of common backyard birds and their bird calls will be shown, and we will discuss interesting characteristics of each bird. We will then play a game...
-Students will learn how to make a simple backyard bird feeder. They will learn the words "Birder" and "Birding" and learn that one great way to begin "Birding" is to invite birds into your own backyard with a birdfeeder. -Students will learn some common backyard birds and develop an awareness and appreciation for our feathered friends. -They will develop an understanding of the importance of using sight and sound to identify birds.
· Large Pine Cone · String (to hang Pine Cone). · Peanut butter or vegetable shortening · 2 plates · Scissors · Butter knife · birdseed · a printed copy of the Backyard Bingo Card that will be sent upon enrollment.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Formative assessment (in-process evaluation of students' comprehension), will be used throughout class discussions and during the Backyard Bird Bingo game.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Teacher Crystal B.Sc., B.Ed.
Nature is a Rockstar and I'm a total Groupie! Come Explore with Me.
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
146 total reviews
107 completed classes
Hello. My name is Teacher Crystal. I have a degree in Environmental Conservation Sciences and an after-degree in Education. I am also a National Geographic Certified Educator. As a National Geographic Certified Educator, I work to build...