Instant Expert: Birds

Become an instant expert on birds! Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as beaks and nest building.
Grades:
4 |
5 |
6
Subjects:
Science (4,950)

Themes:
Animals (1,041)

Type:
Instant Expert: Birds

Read It!

For Your Own Reference

Pick a DK book, and read the section that is most relevant to your needs.

Eyewitness: Bird
Reading Level
Intermediate
An in-depth, comprehensive look at the world of birds with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Adaptations: Bird Beaks Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to illustrate how different beaks enable birds to eat different kinds of food.

TEACH IT

Building Nests Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to illustrate the different kinds of nests birds build—and the variety of material they use in building them.

TEACH IT

Eye Wonder: Birds
Reading Level
Elementary
Fly with amazing birds over deserts, seas, woodlands, and lush rainforests. A wealth of facts, combined with dramatic photography, ensures that Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children.
Eyewitness: Eagle & Birds of Prey
Reading Level
Intermediate
In this guide, brilliant full-color photographs give the reader an "eyewitness" view of the world of eagles, vultures, hawks, kites, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey—discover the world of birds of prey how they grow, fly, live, and hunt.
Eyewitness: Arctic & Antarctic
Reading Level
Intermediate
Discover the icy wastes of the polar regions and the remarkable plants and animals that survive in such hostile conditions.