Eat Like A Bird
How does a bird's features, behavior, and surroundings affect its survival?
Trumpeter Swans
1. Activity:
Trumpeter Swans are loud, migratory birds that live in North America. The adult female is called a pen, the adult male is called a cob, and the baby is called a cygnet. They live about 12 years in the wild, and about 35 years in captivity. These birds almost went extinct about 100 years ago; they are now protected and are recovering.
Find out more about their Anatomy, Diet, Eggs and Nests.
 2. Title of Activity:
Research on birds in the water
 3. Standards Aligned:
 4. Check for Understanding:
Method(s) of Assessment:
Observations
Student Work
Interview/Conference
Written Reflection
Evidence of Learning
 5. Resources:
  Resource Type Requirements File
1. Trumpeter Swan Web Site Hardware:
PC
 6. Time for Activity
45 minutes