Building Nests Mini-Lesson

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Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this science mini-lesson to give students a general overview of the nests birds build. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both science teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

Bird Nest

Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to the different kinds of nests birds build, and the variety of material they use in building them. 

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