Teacher Idea Packet for Feathered Friends
A Desert Discovery Class for Grades 1-2
Compare the feet, wings and beaks of different birds to discover their role in desert food chains. Meet some live birds and find out what makes them incredibly well adapted to life in the Sonoran Desert.
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Introduction -- includes the following:
- To the Teacher
- Class Objectives
- Arizona Academic Standards in Science Correlation
- Activity Overview
Pre-Visit Information and Activities
- Bird and Feather Features
Bird Features (handout)
Close-up of a Feather - Transparency Master
- Cactus Wren - the Desert Noisemaker