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English Language Arts

Visual & Performing Arts


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Technology Requirements: 

Power Point; video playing; 1-to1 technology as a modification to drawing, tablets if necessary for researching habitats and pictures of birds from primary source, Java software permission for day 6

Other Materials & Considerations: 

List of science, consumable supplies given

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Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Project overview: 

A series of historical illustrations by naturalist, Mark Catesby, will be used as a foundation for students to assess how adaptations contribute to a species ability to survive in a particular environment. 

Essential Question: 

How do observable variations among birds influence their survival in a habitat, finding food, finding mates and defending themselves and their territory?

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Lesson created by: 
William Veal, Cyndi Hall, Rodney Moore
Lesson Partners: 
College of Charleston, Lowcountry Hall of Science and Math, Charleston County School District, Catesby Commemorative Trust