Ornithology is the study of birds! Build science skills while learning about bird characteristics, habitat needs, behaviors, and adaptions through activities, games, and citizen science reporting. Many bird choice activities to choose from!

For Teachers

Training for staff can be self-taught through the curriculum booklet and instructional materials provided.

Key Concepts

  • Environment

For Youth Grades 3-8, but may be easily adapted.

Youth may…

  • Do hands-on activities about the science concepts of questioning, observing, collecting data, making predictions, and critical thinking
  • Explore the diversity of bird adaptions; reproduction; food webs; and habitat requirements
  • Design and build a winter bird feeder and participate in FeederWatch national bird count!
  • Practice local citizen science data collection to empower youth to realize their importance on large scale projects in which they can make a difference

Minimum of 6 sessions. Birding SPIN Clubs can meet outside at local parks and conduct nature activities while getting exercise and social distancing! Learn citizen science through birds!