Who BirdSleuths?

BirdSleuth aims to help educators build science skills while inspiring young people to connect to local habitats, explore biodiversity, and engage in citizen-science projects.

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Photo by Jennifer Fitzgerald

Whether you are a teacher, a homeschool parent, an afterschool educator, or an informal educator, we can provide you with educational resources.  No matter your location or program space, BirdSleuth can help you connect the kids you work with to fun and engaging citizen-science projects and inquiry-based outdoor experiences!

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Studying birds is an accessible and fun way to bring real science to students. From making observations and asking questions to collecting data and publishing results, BirdSleuth provides educators with resources that engage youth in their own investigations!

Photo by Jennifer Fee

Photo by Jennifer Fee

Connect to the Outdoors

Concerned about the health of children and the environment? Take children outside for regular nature walks and enjoy leading fun and active games with BirdSleuth educational resources such as Habitat Tag and BirdSleuth Scavenger Hunt.

Participate in Citizen Science

Motivate your students and help us understand birds! Through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s citizen-science projects, anyone–including young people–can help scientists by collecting data about their local birds.