TITLE

Birds make learning easy

AUTHOR(S)
Parrott, Joanne
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Science Scope;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Classroom Feeder Watch (CFW) curriculum published by the Cornell University of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York. The said curriculum use inquiry-based and interdisciplinary. Through this method, students develop and utilize math skills by collecting and analyzing their own data about kinds and number of birds at feeders, and make and interpret graphs. CFW addressed additional mathematical concepts including percentages, decimals, measurement, statistics, ratios, probability, logic, and basic algorithms. Moreover, the students improve their geography skills by observing range maps and migration routes.
ACCESSION #
20955292

 

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