Photo by Wayne Mennecke

Project Based Learning

By: Amanda Nichols, BirdSleuth student intern  Looking back on everything I was taught in school, I realize that a lot of things have changed from my primary school classes to today. The primary colors are red, blue and green, not red, blue and yellow. Pluto is no longer a planet. Birds are reptiles. As the […]

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Birding with Kids: Choosing a Field Guide

You want to help young people identify birds, and are looking for field guides.  You visit the store and find a dizzying array of choices. What to do? A field guide can help a budding naturalist learn even more about her favorite topic. For many birders, a lifetime hobby began with a field guide that helped […]

Photo from Susan Hobart

Binoculars for young citizen scientists!

Taking the time to stop and look at nature is the first step toward learning about the natural world. Binoculars not only help us zoom in on birds, but they allow us to focus our attention on the birds we are trying to observe. We are excited to announce that our sponsors at Celestron® optics have […]