Students will use historical nesting data to predict when the female eagle in Decorah will lay her first, second, or third egg. This lesson can also be adapted for our Decorah North and Xcel Fort St. Vrain nests.
You will need historical nesting data.
- For Decorah, go to https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-eagles/ and click the Nest Record tab below the video feed.
- For Decorah North, go to https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-north-nest/ and click the Nest Record tab below the video feed.
- For Fort St. Vrain, click this link: https://www.farmyou.com/calendar/history.php?PlaceID=FSV
Teachers are welcome to apply for an educational account to observe incubation, hatching, and eaglets with other classes from around the country. The chat is moderated by Raptor Resource Project volunteers. Link: https://www.raptorresource.org/classroom/. If you don’t have a Raptor Resource Project classroom account, register here: https://www.raptorresource.org/register/.Elementary and Math