At Nature School you can learn more about creatures and plants in your neighborhood. Go outside and let “nature be your teacher.” Each week I will highlight activities you can do in nature. Here are the first things to do!
If you haven’t already created a nature notebook – It is time!
- Tell what you did in nature and what you saw.
- Draw some of the special things you thought were really interesting.
- Take some photos of your discoveries and add them in your notebook
You can share your experience with others by posting on this website (down below).
Studying Resident Birds
Our resident birds spend the entire year here and nest here. If you have a bird feeder, you may have seen some or all of them of them.
First, click here to learn about some resident birds.
If you like, click here for the Resident Birds PDF questionnaire.
Next, try identifying some Resident Birds. Use the identification page below. To download and print this page out, click here.
Canada Goose Behavior
At this time of year, Canada Geese are setting up their territories. Canada geese pairs bond for life. Their nesting sites are at a premium, so they often battle with other pairs for a nest site.
Can you observe any of these behaviors in Canada geese? Click here to download and print the PDF. Take it out into the field with you and check off each behavior you see!
Patterns in Nature
To get more ideas about looking for patterns in nature,
click here .
Go outside and look for patterns that you find in nature. Draw or photograph the pattern and put it in your nature notebook.
We’d love to have you share your discoveries and experiences! Be sure and add comments and pictures. (we never sell or share your email information).
Stay tuned! Next week we’ll have more activities for you to do in Nature School!