Lesson Overview

Birds are one of the most diverse groups of vertebrates on Earth, and can be found on every continent of the planet. In fact, scientists have studied between 10,000-18,000 species of birds! In this lesson, students are introduced to ornithology, the study of birds, by learning about bird behavior and participating in birdwatching. Then, students head outdoors with a BIRD-O bingo board to see how many different bird behaviors they can observe in their neighborhood or nearby green space.

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  • BIRD-O activity sheet

  • BIRD-O worksheet

  • Pencil

  • Binoculars

  • Digital sharing platform such as Google Classroom, SeeSaw, etc.

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