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An Imprinting Experiment: Enhanced Video Resource

This video resource explores how Joe Hutto, a wildlife artist and naturalist, became a parent to 16 wild turkeys by having them imprint onto him.

Sep 18th, 2012 | Comments

Turkey Talk: Enhanced Video Resource

This video resource explores the ways in which wild turkeys communicate.

Aug 24th, 2012 | Comments

Basic Instincts: Enhanced Video Resource

This video resource explores the knowledge wild turkeys have about the world around them.

Aug 24th, 2012 | Comments

Good Things Come in Small Packages: Enhanced Video Resource

This video from NATURE explores how three distinctive animals in Cuba--the smallest bird in the world, the smallest frog in the Northern hemisphere, and the country’s famous painted snails--interact with Cuba's wildlife and ecosystems.

Dec 2nd, 2011 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Helping and Harming: Human Impact on Salmon Populations: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students use segments from the NATURE episode "Salmon: Running the Gauntlet" to explore ways in which humans have impacted salmon populations.

Nov 30th, 2011 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Animal Intel: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, using video segments from the NATURE episode “A Murder of Crows,” students will explore different aspects of animal intelligence, with a focus on crows. Students will also examine the process of scientific investigation, and how conducting experiments contributes to knowledge and an understanding of animal intelligence.

Nov 30th, 2011 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

The Physics of Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air: Lesson Overview

This lesson, using video from NATURE's Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air, is comprised of four mini-lesson plans – each designed to be completed in one class period – introducing and explaining four different concepts found in the high school physics curriculum.

Jun 30th, 2010 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Endangered Relationships: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson uses clips from the NATURE film "Crash: A Tale of Two Species" to explore the interrelationship between the horseshoe crab and a small migratory bird called the red knot. (Grades 5-8)

May 7th, 2009 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Bringing Up Birdy: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson uses the eagle to model universal avian life stages. (Grades 2-3)

Apr 15th, 2009 | Comments
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