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Bird Migration: Teachers

Bird Migration Lesson Plans

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In Migration Challenge, a lesson plan for grades 1-4, students role-play migrating birds in three engaging games.

Share with students more about the how, when, why and where of bird migration.

Another bird migration lesson plan — this one from the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a great guide for teaching about birds, complete with background information and lessons to guide you through a study of bird migration.

Migration patterns are no accident. How do weather, seasonal changes, migration timing, and food cycles all work together? From PBS Learning Media, a lesson plan about the timing of migration, focusing on the perfect alignment of the redknot shorebird's migration and the hermit crab's egg-laying.

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