Nesting Sites

Objective: Students should locate and photograph nesting sites of birds, small mammals, insects, crustaceans, fish, or amphibians.

Learner Goals: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6

ff_bird.jpg (8940 bytes)Procedure:

1. Assign students an area or length of Floyds Fork to hike and observe (1/4 to 1 mile segments).

2. You may even divide into groups by the type of animal being observed.

3. Create a photo essay of the nesting habits of various animals in that area.

4. Research will have to be done to match the animals to the nest.

* Be careful not to touch or disturb these nesting sites.

Assessment: A photo essay, a slide show, a digital preview, etc.

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