ERIC Number: ED356907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Birds in Your Backyard. 4-H Leaders Guide. L-5-17.
Hawkes, Janet E.; Held Phillips, Diane
This pocket folder of instructional materials is designed to introduce youth aged 9 to 12 to ornithology, the study of birds. The package includes a 4-H member's guide and a Leader's guide. The illustrated 4-H member's guide contains information about attracting and feeding birds. It also includes activities for cooking for birds, making bird feeders, and identifying birds. A reproducible field record is included to be completed when identifying birds. The leader's guide provides suggestions on activities, safety, and teaching techniques to supplement the member's guide. The remainder of the folder includes the following supplemental material: (1) the field record form; (2) a New York State bird checklist; (3) a chart containing bird-feeding tips; (4) instructions for building a wooden birdfeeder; and (5) a wildlife project for making birdhouses and birdfeeders. (KS)
Descriptors: Birds, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education, Habitats, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Ornithology, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Education, Wildlife
Cornell University Resource Center, 7 BTP, Ithaca, NY 14850 ($6.00; 25 or more $4.20 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fish and Wildlife Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; New York State 4-H Foundation, Inc.
Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Cooperative Extension Service.