Naturalists in the Classroom - Birds and Insects is designed to help curious students to find out more about the world of birds and insects. It is especially meant to be worked on by the students' themselves with minimal help from teachers or parents.
Some of the projects are to be used to find out more about the world of birds and insects while outdoors. Other projects are simple activities that can be completed with specimens indoors.
Only a few materials are need to complete each project and these can be easily found. Apart from these materials and the specimens, the only absolute essentials are a good pencil, a dedicated notebook, and a good pocket lens.
Help open a whole new world to your students and lead them on the adventure of becoming keen young naturalists.
Topics include the following:
* Watching Birds
* Attracting Birds to Your Garden
* Collecting and Naming Insects
*** Recording Your Insect Findings
*** How to Rear Insects
*** Life History of a Butterfly or Moth
*** Other Insects to Keep
*** Oak Apples and Plant Galls
*** The Insect Inside Galls
*** Collecting and Preserving Insects
*** Studying Woodlice
*** Finding Out About Earthworms