Charting eggs ele
All about Birds ele/ms
Collecting data ele/ms
Nest Box Log ele/ms/hs
Life Cycles ele/ms
Mapping Birds ele/ms/hs
Feather Facts ms/hs
Scientific Thinking ele/ms/hs
Systems & Controls ms/hs
Science Journal Entry ms/hs
Make Vocab. Puzzle ele/ms/hs
Ecology Vocabulary ms/hs
Other Nestbox residents:
Science Journal Entry
Use the information you have learned at the Bluebirds Project website and other bluebird web resources to make a science journal entry. (Imagination and ingenuity are required) Printer version
1. Write a title and your name at the top of the document.
2. Date the entry in the journal.
* Collect and record data (Requires imagination peppered with facts.
* Measurements - document the instruments needed to make each measurement.
* Use charts or tables to organize data where appropriate.
* Use your senses in making observations. Note any patterns.
* Take an inventory of objects found in nestboxes - be sure to describe them using appropriate terms. How many do you see?
* The classification of the bluebird or another bird mentioned in this site could be included.
* Draw a small map of the location of the nestbox. (Schoolyard, local park, backyard) Include a landmark that actually exists in your community.
* Personal observations of the environment. (Season, weather, altitude, habitat, biome)
* Write a question about birds, bluebirds or nests that you could pursue using the scientific method.
* Note what you would plan to observe on a subsequent observation visit.
* Note any significant environmental issues related to what you may see.
Save a tree - use a digital answer format - Highlight the text above. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document. Save frequently as you work.
Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.
2002 Cindy O'Hora, Updated 5/2008, Posted May 2002 Contact:
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