Nest Shapes and Nest Building

The teacher and class will observe that Bald Eagles build their nests in 4 different geometric solids. Students will produce drawings of Bald Eagle nests in the 4 geometric solids and construct model Bald Eagle nests. At a half an hour each day, this lesson plan will take two to three days.

Additional Resources

Teachers are welcome to apply for a Raptor Resource Project educational chat account to observe incubation, hatching, and eaglets with other classes from around the country. The chat is moderated by Raptor Resource Project volunteers. Link: If you don’t have a Raptor Resource Project classroom account, register here: All of our birdcams can be accessed at

Elementary, Life Science, and Math