Lessons & Activities

From free curricula to all-inclusive kits, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a wide variety of lessons and activities to captivate learners of all grade levels. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology K-12 team engages educators around the nation to assist in content development that is user friendly, meets NGSS standards, and inspires students.

Educators can attest to the success of the lessons and activities in their classroom.

“All the BirdSleuth activities are easy to mix and match according to your needs. As an educator I really appreciate the flexibility” (5th-8th grade Informal Educator)

Studying birds is an easy way to get kids to notice animals in nature when they are outside. My students have a better appreciation for bird habitats and the need for trees and seeds (3rd grade classroom teacher of 20+ years)