ERIC Number: ED436341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Birds, Birds, Birds!
Braus, Judy, Ed.
Nature Scope, n4 1985
Ranger Rick's Nature Scope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes a Bird a Bird?," which provides information and activities on how birds are classified, how birds are different from other animals, and the main characteristics of the bird class, Aves; (2) "Family Life," which offers information and activities on nesting, singing, finding a mate, incubating eggs, and raising the young; (3) "Finding a Place To Live," which provides information and activities on bird habitats, how birds have adapted to living in their habitats, and bird migration; (4) "Keeping Fit and Staying Alive," which includes information and activities on the many ways birds keep fit and are adapted to surviving their habitats; (5) "People and Birds," which offers information and activities on the way birds affect our lives and the ways in which we affect theirs; (6) "Crafty Corner," which includes ideas for art projects; and (7) Appendix, featuring questions, a glossary, and bibliographic information. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Birds, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Habitats, Ornithology, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science and Society, Scientific Concepts, Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation, P.O. Box 50281, Hampden Station, Baltimore, MD 21211 ($12.95). Tel: 410-516-6585; Fax: 410-516-6998.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.