Ideal for students in grades third- fifth, these free resources provide educators with an opportunity to explore ornithology in the classroom and in their school yard.
Free eBird 3-5 Lesson
Build bird identification skills with students by downloading a copy of your free 3-5 lesson. Learn about color patterns and field marks then take your students outdoors to put their new knowledge to the test.
A mole, a vole or a shrew? What could those bones in your owl pellet possibly be? Download our free bone identification guide to solve the mystery!
Inspire investigations through outdoor observations and citizen science! Investigating Evidence, one of K-12 Education’s most successful free resources, has just been revitalized and is now in line with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Engaging science lessons brought to you by your local birds! Our friends at Pennington Wild Birds are working with us to educate and engage children in the pleasures of feeding and watching birds with this free download.
BirdSleuth wants to help you get kids outside and enjoying their local parks and natural areas. Take kids on a habitat scavenger hunt, create a sound map, and test bird ID skills with this adaptable activity book.
Have you ever wondered what birds are saying as they sing, call, quack, and drum? With these dynamic activities, you and your students will investigate why and how birds communicate.
Life In A Nest
Our high-definition cameras give you and your students a wonderfully unique glimpse into the real lives of birds. Nest cams make an excellent supplement to your unit!
Think Outside The (Nest) Box
Build, install and monitor nest boxes to help your students grasp a better understanding of life cycles. Download the free lessons to accompany the videos and activities.