Vocabulary: flyway, migrate, bill, feather, competition, heron, diving, puddle ducks, prey, predator, wading.
Be able to recognize these birds and tell some facts about
Are these birds vertebrates or invertebrates? Are they Autotrophs or heterotrophs?
Do the male and female birds appear the same or different? (species listed below)
Complete the Birds
of Wetlands Facts Table Activity
Does each species live year round in the same place or migrate?
Are the numbers of migrating ducks increasing or decreasing? Why?
How are they each adapted to their habitat?
Identify one bird that could be found in the wetlands in your area.
Competition Conundrums - Two wetland birds are presenting challenges.
Investigate one of the issues. What are some solutions?
Double-crested Cormorants - OR - Canada Goose - A Vicious Cycle
Study these wetlands birds.
Just Ducky - crossword puzzle
/ Name that Duck practice / Wetlands Birds - nests and rearing
Select one of the wetland birds. What actions could be taken to support the bird's success in your region?
Strange Dead Bird Mystery
Diving deeper into Ducks:
ducks versus Diving
ducks / PGC Puddle
Wetlands: Habitat / Mammals / Birds / Macrovertebrates - Aquatic Insects / Plants & trees / Amphibians / Conclusions
Food Web Relationships / Wetland Ecology Vocabulary Exercise / Life Cycles / Mammal Morphology: compare - contrast
Bats are our Buddies / Amphibians Internet Activity / Riparian Buffers - investigate / Photos: page 1 - page 2 - page 3
Eagles Evaluation / Lentic or Lotic ecosystem? / Collecting data pdf. - doc. / Citizen Science Projects - collect some data
Wetlands Trees of Pennsylvania Puzzle / Digital Science Journal / Wetland Ecology Dilemmas
Wetland Poem Project / Wetland or Frog Song activity / Environmental/Energy Issue Video Project
Water & Watershed Studies / Water Wars / Environmental Careers
PA. Envirothon / Firefly Watch - fun project / Monitor Wetland / Great Outdoors Celebration - pbl
Hunts / Computers / Plants
and People / Puzzles & Projects
/ Pennsylvania Projects / Site
map / Home
at School / Best
Treat of All / Habitat: Fields
& Meadows / Habitat Garden at School - pbl
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