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Activities Page

The following activities have been designed for use in the classroom. They cover various concepts in the biology and ecology of peregrine falcons, raptors in general, as well as exercises in math, science, geography and writing. They were designed to be adaptable to a broad range of age levels, and many of the activities or follow-up questions can easily be modified to meet specific objectives. Students can use this website, or links provided on this site, to obtain detailed information on peregrine falcons as an aid in completing the activities. Format includes an introduction followed by the activities and a series of follow-up questions.

 

Classroom Activities

 •  Migration
 •  Thermals
 •  Raptors or Birds of Prey
 •  The Science of Speed
 •  Amelia's Aerie
 •  Graphing Success
 •  Graphing Size
 •  Food Pyramid
 •  Bioacculmulation: Pesticides in The Food Chain
 •  Falcon Recovery in North America

Children's Activities

 •  Peregrine Falcon coloring activity
 •  Peregrine Falcon fill in the blank activity (part 1)
 •  Peregrine Falcon fill in the blank activity (part 2)
 •  Peregrine Falcon word search activity

 

All Documents in 1 PDF File

 •  Peregrine Falcon Classroom Activities & Children's Activities
   (120 kb download)

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