National Wildlife Federation: Fill the Bill

Students learn about bird feeding adaptations by using a variety of tools to simulate eating different foods.

Grade Level: 3-8; K-2
Time: 1 class period 30-45 minutes)
Subject: Science
Skills: Analysis, application, classification, comparison, generalization, observation, problem-solving

Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:
■ Describe five different types of bird beaks
■ Identify the most efficient tool to use with each type of food
■ Compare how different tools can function like different types of bird beaks
■ Explain how each type of beak is adapted to feed on specific foods

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K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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