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|Image||Title||Categories||About The Lesson Plan|
|Prepositional Phrases||Art, Elementary, Interactive, Language Arts, Life Science|
Students will be able to understand, recognize, and use prepositional phrases in reading and writing.
|Converting Time With Eagles||Elementary, Interactive, Math|
This interactive lesson plan helps students learn basic units of time and convert between them. The lesson is suitable for older elementary students and will take one class period to complete.
|Elapsed Time with Eagles||Elementary, Interactive, Math|
This interactive lesson plan helps students learn about elapsed time as they calculate the amount of time between events. The lesson is suitable for older elementary students and will take one class period to complete.
|Math: Measuring and Dividing with Birds||Elementary, Interactive, Math|
This interactive lesson plan helps students improve division skills as they convert inches into feet and inches and learn the basics of measuring in feet. It is suitable for older elementary students and will take one class period to complete.
|Home Sweet Home||Elementary, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will study the basics of peregrine falcon habitat and nesting behavior and the ways in which human intervention mimics nests and helps nesting efforts. Depending on how the lesson is structured, students will learn about earth and human activity, molecules and organisms, ecosystems, and biological evolution.
|Out Both Ends!||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will observe and understand how eagles deal with food materials they are not able to digest (aka “Casting pellets and shooting poop!”). Along the way, they will learn about structures and process and matter and energy in organisms and ecosystems.
|Bald Eagle Versus Peregrine Falcon||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will observe and understand similarities and differences between Bald eagles and Peregrine falcons. In the process, they will learn about structure and processes, ecosystems, and heredity and inheritance.
|Vocabulary Development||Art, Elementary, Interactive, Language Arts, Life Science|
Students will understand the meaning of words connected with Bald Eagles and be able to use them in reading, speaking, and writing.
|What’s On The Menu?||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will use prey items collected from a Bald Eagle nest to describe that energy in an animal’s food was once energy from the sun. In the process, they will learn about ecosystem interactions, energy, and dynamics.
|Egg-citing!||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will understand and describe the process of forming and laying an egg. This lesson plan will help create an understanding of how cells contribute to the function of living organisms and how organisms grow and reproduce.
|Nest Shapes and Nest Building||Elementary, Life Science, Math|
The teacher and class will observe that Bald Eagles build their nests in 4 different geometric solids: cones, disks, hemispheres, and cylinders.
|Compare and Contrast Eaglets and Penguins||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science|
Students will compare and contrast two similar subjects: eaglets and Emperor Penguin chicks.
|Just Passing Through!||Elementary, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will learn about migratory flyways and investigate one bird species found on the Mississippi River Flyway.
|Shorebirds: Migratory Superheroes!||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
This lesson plan was published by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in 2013. Activities include connect-the-dots, crossword puzzles, word finds, coloring pages, and much more. The activities vary in difficulty and length and are designed to meet various learning levels from 2nd through 6th grades.
|Endangered Species Coloring Book||Art, Life Science|
This coloring book was published by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2008. It includes 21 coloring pages of listed species along with simple facts, a range map, an index of common and scientific names, and illustrations of the species in real life.
|What Do Animals Do All Day?||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will create ethograms and journals based on what they observe in a Bald Eagle’s nest.
|PSA Challenge!||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will investigate lead poisoning and other human threats to Bald Eagles and create a public service announcement to help foster behavior change in people.
|From Egg To Fledgling||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science|
Students will make observations and understand the changes an eaglet goes through from hatch to fledging.
|Opinion Writing: Stick Tango!||Elementary, Language Arts|
Elementary students will create a story web and write an opinion piece in which they introduce a topic, state opinions, and supply reasons to support their opinion.
|Crop? Crop! Organ Systems||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will learn about the digestive systems of Bald Eagles and compare and contrast them with human digestive systems.
|Who’s Who? Identifying Character Traits||Elementary, Life Science|
Students will identify observable character traits belonging to Mom and DM2 and use them to explain or justify how they know which eagle is Mom and which eagle is DM2.
|Predict Mom’s First Egg of the Season||Elementary, Math|
Students will use historical data to predict when Mom will lay her first egg.
|Compare and Contrast Male and Female Adult Bald Eagles||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will learn about the differences and similarities between adult male and female bald eagles, and relate the information to inherited traits and instincts.
|Compare and Contrast Eaglets and Chicks||Elementary, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will use an eagle cam and chickens to explain how eaglets and chicks are alike and different.
|Blackfly Infestation: Animal Behavior and Climate Change||Life Science, Middle School|
Students will analyze video and data of blackfly infestations and consider their impact on wildlife and humans.
|Text Features: Labeling||Elementary, Language Arts|
Students will use labeling to understand information in text.
|Phenology: Creating a Naturalist’s Notebook||Art, Language Arts, Life Science, Middle School|
Students will learn about the science of phenology by journaling activities in a bald eagle’s nest.
|Collective Nouns||Elementary, Language Arts|
Students will learn and write about three collective nouns connected to Bald Eagles.