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Science Action Club: Bird Scouts Kit

Item # 653703 New Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.

Bird Scouts explores feathers, flight, and the features that make birds unique. Using tools and technology, youth identify local species and investigate environmental changes that impact bird behavior. The checklists that youth submit to eBird—a citizen science project from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology—help scientists track changes in bird distribution and abundance across the globe. Kit includes activity plans, supplies for 20+ students, and staff training.

Price

$1,499.00

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 8/11/21

A Science Action Club kit makes it easy and fun to lead hands-on STEM in afterschool and summer programs—no experience necessary. Through games, projects, and exciting investigations, youth explore nature, contribute to authentic science research, and design creative strategies to protect the planet.

With content from a world-class science museum and research institution, the kit includes easy-to-follow activity plans, a complete set of STEM supplies, and 2-hour online, self-paced, professional development training for staff. The training provides step-by-step guidance for all 12 activities in the unit, as well as important science concepts and helpful strategies for teaching STEM in an informal learning environment.

With Bird Scouts, youth explore feathers, flight, and the features that make birds unique. Using tools and technology, youth identify local species and investigate environmental changes that impact bird behavior. The checklists that youth submit to eBird—a citizen science project from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology—help scientists track changes in bird distribution and abundance across the globe.

Additional Information

  • Recommended grades: 5-8
  • Number of students supported: 20+
  • Number of activities: 12+
  • Contact hours: Each activity is designed for a 60- to 90-minute club session and can be extended with the bonus resources included
  • Lesson plan sample PDF: Build a Bird
  • Lesson Plan Sample PDF: Bird Count
  • Standards alignment: NGSS Connections
  • Recommended settings: Summer camps, afterschool programs, homeschool environments

Activity Topics

  • Build a Bird
  • Birding Tools
  • Identity Birds
  • Bird Count
  • Pollution Control
  • Eggsperiment
  • Beneficial Beaks
  • Exploring Flight
  • Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Healthy Habits
  • Be a Bird Hero
  • Combine Your Counts

Learn more about this program at www.calacademy.org/sac.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
Components Qty Included?
Bird Count and eBird Guide 1 Included
Bird Count Stickers 50 Included
Bird Identification Cards Set 1 Included
Build a Bird Cards (beaks, body, legs, and wings) Set 1 Included
Coffee Berry Tokens 50 Included
Observe a Bird Cards Set 4 Included
Observe a Bird Gull ID 4 Included
Owl Getcha! Boards 3 Included
Owl Getcha! Cards Set 3 Included
Owl Getcha! Tokens Set 3 Included
Owl Getcha! Game Pieces Set 3 Included
Owl Pellet Dissection Keys 10 Included
Owl Pellet Bone Charts 10 Included
Owl Pellets 10 Included
Paper Birds A 10 Included
Paper Birds B 10 Included
Paper Birds Tables 10 Included
Pest Buster Table 1 Included
Science Action Club Certificates 20 Included
Science Action Club Stickers 20 Included
Sizable Struggles Cards Set 1 Included
Sort the Silhouette Cards Set 5 Included
Spot the Differences Worksheets 10 Included
Cups 30 Included
Dice 3 Included
Feathers 20 Included
Measuring Tapes 2 Included
Paper Straws 5 Included
Popsicle Sticks 500 Included
String, 100 ft 1 Included
Crayons, Packs 2 Included
Glue, Bottles 5 Included
Sidewalk Chalk, Sticks 2 Included
Tape, Rolls 5 Included
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds, 1/2 lb 1 Included
Chopsticks, Pairs 5 Included
Rice, 1/2 cup 1 Included
Rubber Bands 20 Included
Sporks 5 Included
Tweezers 5 Included
Bean Bags 20 Included
Binoculars 5 Included
Bird Scouts Buttons 20 Included
Bird Scouts Guidebook 1 Included
Clay, Tub 1 Included
Dish Soap, Bottle 1 Included
Oil, Bottle 1 Included
Paper Bags 60 Included
Science Action Club Notebooks 20 Included
Science Action Club Pencils 20 Included