Activities and Lesson Plans
Teachers! Welcome to the Albatross Project Classroom Activities page! We hope that you will enjoy using the Albatross Project and the ideas below to stimulate student interest in real world applications for science, math, and geography. This information can be used to enhance writing, literature, art, team building, and creative thinking skills in your students as well. Several activities are available in this website for you to use either in the classroom or in an outdoor setting. If these activities stimulate new ideas for related activities or projects in your classroom, please let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will strive to add to and improve upon this site as new ideas and information become available. This part of the website, devoted to ideas for classroom activities, is a joint effort of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu and Kilauea Point Offices, and Wake Forest University.
A background information page will assist you in leading the activities found here. It includes a short history of the project, questions we hope to answer with this project, and some fun facts and ideas to help you relate this project to the everyday lives of your students. Each activity includes the appropriate grade level, subjects covered, performance standards achieved, materials you will need, the suggested procedure to perform the activity, suggestions for comparisons, and related activities.
The activities listed here are targeted to 6th grade students but can be modified to fit your needs or grade level. Several activities that are targeted at 7th 12th grades are listed in FLY HIGH.
Each of the items in the list of lesson plans and classroom
activities below links to a full description of materials, methods, time requirements, and
performance standards. You should be able to fully explain each of these subjects by
accomplishing the activities suggested. (We're still developing these, so check back
periodically, and send in your own great ideas PLEASE
Adaptable Mandibles. A GAME that you can play in class that demonstrates ecosystem interactions and how organisms become fitted to their environments
This page last updated on February 18, 1999 11:33 AM