This unit contains an ebook, worksheets, presentation and detailed teacher notes for how to use the materials. Students will learn that birds have beaks, which is a characteristic of this living organism. They use their beaks for many things. The size of a bird’s beak in an indicator of whether it
Great quick lab to reinforce structural adaptations. Students use plastic forks, knives, and spoons as "beak types" to see which "bird" would be the "fittest" and to determine what would happen to the birds with the "other beaks."
This lab comes in two versions:
Standard (What most students recei
Characteristics of Birds (Book Two)
There are 5 characteristics that all birds have. If an animal does not have all of these, it is not a bird. Although each characteristic is found in all birds, they may look different, and come in different sizes. All birds have feathers, wings, beaks, lay eggs,
MGSE6.RP.1: Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
Example: The ratio of wings to beaks in a bird house is 2:1, because for every 2 wings there was 1 beak.
This task is modified for special needs learners. There are 2 versi