BIRDS
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for bird clipart, photos, images...click here
for art projects ... birds, nests, eggs ... click here
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see also: life cycles...click here
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don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.png ... BEAUTIFUL! ... Birds in High Fashion Show (ppt)

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songs & poems ... Can Teach ... thematic songs & poems
song:
Woodpecker Knockin' ... song ... Mighty Book
woodpecker_knockin'.png ... Well, the beetles in the tree heard the woodpecker knockin'...
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Headin' South ...An iceberg is no place for this bird! Sing along as it heads south for the winter.
RIF ... Read Along Stories & Songs


baby birds in their nest...
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Flickr video of hummingbird and nest...

This hummingbird has made a nest in a camilla tree. The bird leaves and returns with some feather down for the nest. She appears to have a long tongue as well.

video -- The Hidden Beauty of Pollination ... by Louie Schwartzberg

Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee.
...also seen in the video: hummingbirds, bats, & butterflies; flowers opening, fruit ripening, plants growing

Bluebird of Happiness -- make a foldable paper bluebird ... The Toy Maker
(see the website for more free paper toys to make)
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SUBJECTS: birds, science
SKILLS: reading, writing, introduction to research on the internet
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Read "All About Birds" ... Zoom Birds from Enchanted Learning
    • moving (flying, running, swimming)
    • feathers
    • diet
    • nests & eggs
    • migration
    • classification of birds
    • bird songs
    • Do birds have knees?
    • heart rate & breathing
    • Why can birds perch on power lines?
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print-out quizzes from information found in "Zoom Birds" ... Enchanted Learning


The Umbrella Bird Song ... You Tube


The Toucan Song .. You Tube