This lesson teaches students to identify the physical features that define birds. By discussing the function of each feature, students explore the significance of each part. This lesson breaks down basic bird anatomy while also teaching how bird beak features influence feeding habits. This lesson allows students to create a craft representation of a Hudson River Park animal considering shapes and colors of the actual animals.
Theme: Hudson River; Estuary; Birds; Anatomy; Craft; Identification; Biodiversity
Prep Time: 5 mins
Activity Time: 20-30 mins