VOCAB - MUGANIZED

Endotherms
Feathers
Flying Adaptations
Hollow Bones
Keel
One way airflow system
Pectoral muscles
Well developed senses



THE VERTEBRATE ANIMALS
     Topic Goal - Explore survival traits of the Vertebrates and their importance on Earth.

Stage 1 - Fish | Stage 2 - Amphibians | Stage 3 - Reptiles | Stage 4 - Birds | Stage 5 - Mammals

Stage Goals - Describe the characteristics and classification of Birds.
  Describe how Birds are important to our planet.

STAGE 4 - THE BIRDS
Online text - The vertebrate animals
How do birds fly?
What is so special about how birds breathe?
What are all those different beaks for?
Birds also have many different types of feet
Bird skeletons. Controlable visuals of many varieties
Discover Magazine, are birds related to dinosaurs?
Bird PowerPoint 1
Bird PowerPoint 2
Mugan explains Bird details


Bird adaptations and their origins - Excellent

Slow mo Hummingbird flight!

A crossedbill Finch feeding
A unique phenotypic variation!

Bald Eagle recovery!
No longer on Endangered species list
A must watch for all students!!!

MOST BIRD ADAPTATIONS RELATE DIRECTLY TO THEIR ABILITY TO FLY...

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PRACTICE QUIZZES
Vertebrates in general

STUDY GUIDE
Bird study guide

ASSESSMENT
VERTEBRATE EXAM