K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

List Serve - Web Resources

Science: Birds

Penguins Hatching
Owls Bird Feeders
Robins Canada Goose

Alberta Hot Spots - http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/caalberta.htm Birds of Alberta, bird watching sites, print resources, photo galleries. I especially like that they've got the birding events posted.

Alphabet Soup: Birds - http://www.alphabet-soup.net/mini/bird.html  Lots of ideas and poems; if only there weren't for those pop-up ads!!!

Backyard Birder - http://www.bird-birding.ca/ Attracting birds, bird facts. Canadian.

Birder - http://www.birder.com/  For the fervent birder!

Bird Links - http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/misc/birds041499.html

Bird Photo Gallery - http://www.stanford.edu/%7epetelat1/  A good list of birds with photos

Bird Theme - http://www.amug.org/~jbpratt/education/theme/animals/bird.html  Great list of resource links

Bird Songs - http://www.math.sunysb.edu/~tony/birds/ This site has songs from New York State birds, but there are some overlapping birds for our areas.

Birds - http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/birds.html A resource of links on the following topics: research and information sites, online lesson plans, online and offline activities, and online projects.

Birds by Inquiry - http://www.learnnc.org/lessons/AnneAllen2112003145  Kindergarten exploration

eNature - http://enature.com/guides/select_birds.asp I have used this site so much when I've studied birds with students. The visuals and audio files are so awesome. I've had students try to "represent" the birds' calls, and develop their auditory memory by playing recall games with these audio files. The audio page is here - http://enature.com/audio/audio_home.asp

Enchanted Learning - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/ Diagrams, activities, and research material perfect for little ones.

Hummingbird Hatching - http://community-2.webtv.net/Velpics/HUM/ These 5 pages of photos will take you from the eggs to leaving the nest of 2 hummingbird babies.

KidWings - http://www.kidwings.com This site was designed to teach young and old about the wonders of birds. The most exciting part of the site is the Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection. Close-up analysis of owl pellets of a variety of species.

Nest Box - http://www.nestbox.com/  Photos and information on birds

Photo Gallery of Birds - http://teachingtreasures.com.au/Photo%20Gallery/birds.htm Not the best quality, but when you're looking for a specific bird, you need all the options available.

Pratt’s Theme Pages: Birds - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/theme/animals/bird.html  Links

Sea World: Bird Bonanza K-3 Ideas - http://www.seaworld.org/just-for-teachers/lsa/i-018/pdf/k-3.pdf  Identify bird body parts and adaptations (feathers, wings, bill, tail) while creating paper finger puppets.

Spring Fever: Robins - http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/robin/SpringFever.html  To find out when robins migrate back north.

Step by Step: Birds - http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/birds.html  Integrating ideas

Step by Step: Ducks - http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/duck.htm  Integrating ideas

Wild Birds Unlimited - http://www.wbu.com/feedercam_home.htm A site from Indianapolis, but a beautiful web cam of wild birds feeding. Lots of researching data.