Bird Science Extras:
Handbook of Biological Statistics! online textbook
BirdSleuth: Investigating Evidence - free materials from Cornell University
1. Read this Comparison and Contrast Guide @ ReadWriteThink - online activity.
Tip: To work your way through, click the right pointing arrow after reading each page.
2. Download/print the Compare and Contrast graphic organizer.
3. Select a bird you have seen in real life, in a video, on a web page or on TV.
Helpful resources: All about Birds - Bird Guide from Cornell University
4. Conclude: Which bird is better adapted for living in your community: the wild turkey or the other bird you selected? Explain.
Extend your efforts:
Conduct a class survey - How many students have seen a wild turkey? How many students have heard a wild turkey gobble? Add me to your data - I have both seen and heard wild turkeys in the woods behind my home.
Cindy O'Hora, Posted November 2012
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Proof read your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.