Sunday, April 3, 2016

Two Free Lessons Pass it On!!

Lesson #6 Migration
Materials Needed:  
  1. Printed map to color
  2. Printed hummingbird coloring page
Click on the photo below to watch the lesson.  

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Click on
the photo below to take the quiz.
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To Do:
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Click here to see the most current online hummingbird migration map. On this map you can see where the hummingbirds are right now!  Older students can join the group and take part in the hummingbird survey.  

Click here to print and color the migration map.

Click here to print the Ruby-throated hummingbird coloring page.

Lesson #7 Anatomy of the Hummingbird
Materials Needed:  
  • bubbles and wand
  • Water
  • Mirror
  • Scissors
  • Dark room
  • Flashlight or torch
  • Paper and colored pencils or crayons

Click on the picture below to watch the lesson.
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Click here to take the quiz on the google form.
Answers to the Hummingbird Anatomy Quiz: Click Here

To Do:

  1. Younger students can go outside and blow bubbles.  Try to imagine that each bubble is like a feather on the hummingbird.  Do you see all the colors that are reflected from the bubbles?
  2. Perform the rainbow experiment. Prepare a glass of water and place a small mirror inside.  Go into a darkened room.  Shine a flashlight on the glass towards the mirror.  Do you see the rainbow? Rainbows display the colors red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet in this respective order. Their formation can be caused by other factors as well such as mist, dew, and spray. When light strikes the surface of a water droplet, it changes speed thus causing it to bend. It is refracted as it enters the water and then refracts again as it leaves the droplet. The outcome is light being reflected in varying angles, creating a rainbow. Light travels in varying waves. When light refracts, the different colors bend in different amounts as well. This is the reason why we see different colors in a spectrum as we see a rainbow.
  3. Younger students can draw and color a rainbow in the correct order: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

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1 comment:

Tech IT Solutions said...

Great post about incorporating nature into science and beyond, love the concept of your whole blog. Keep up the good work, hope to see more posts from you soon!