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Join us as we explore animal adaptations and learn about some of our favorite feathered friends! Participants will understand how adaptations help birds survive in a variety of environments and gain a basic understanding of how to identify different species of birds as well as habitats they can be found in, including their own backyards!

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About This Program


By Request: $140.00


60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Social Studies/History, STEM

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please provide 48 hours notice for cancellations in order to receive a full refund. If needing to reschedule a program, please notify the coordinator directly.

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Central Michigan University: Museum of Cultural and Natural History

Mt. Pleasant , Michigan
United States

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History strives to provide educational opportunities that inspire curiosity, imagination, and memory. Our goal is to promote sustainable relationships between peoples and their environments by encouraging respect for cultural and natural diversity. Through our distance learning programs, we look to encourage a spirit of inquiry through interactive demonstrations that help spark thoughtful discussion and further exploration!

Rebecca Petrone

Program Details


1. Introduction to bird adaptations and habitats
2. Museum birding - examine various bird specimens from the museum collections
3. Discuss various bird types and how they are able to survive within their environments (migratory, predatory, aquatic)
4. Drawing activity
5. Conclusion/time for questions


Participants will.:
-Be able to understand how certain adaptations help birds survive a variety of environments
-Learn basic identification strategies for birdwatching
-Identify a variety of habitats where birds thrive (locally and globally)

Standards Alignment

National Standards

LS1A 3-5 -- Structure and function
LS2A 3-5 -- Interdependent relationships in ecosystems
LS2A K-2 -- Interdependent relationships in ecosystems
LS3A 3-5 -- Inheritance of traits
LS3A K-2 -- Inheritance of traits
LS4C K-2 -- Adaptation