This lesson includes a great student project to build a tray bird feeder in support of ecosystem series of lessons. This project requires close supervision and a moderate amount of preparation on the part of the teacher. This project will take 3- 4 class periods to complete.
Included in this lab/project:
Student Objectives Statement
3 Phase lesson:
Phase 1- Provides a short article about ecosystems and backyard habitats with a student question and answer activity. Also there is a useful link to a pertinent video and an associated student activity.
Phase 2- A vocabulary builder and word search activity
Phase 3- A detailed set of instructions for the instructor and students to prepare for and build a tray bird feeder. This phase includes an original labeled diagram with teacher materials planning worksheets.