Skills covered by our programs

Each one of our educational animations aims to teach information related to the biology of birds of prey

Below are the different questions that students should be able to answer following our educational animations.

Program name

Education level

Aimed competencies

Practical experience

Related disciplines

Basic animation

       

Beak and Talons

Kindergarten

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§          Can place different body parts at the right place on a picture of a bird of prey (feathers, eyes, beak, talons).

§        Can identify at least one type of food belonging to the diet of a bird of prey.

§         Can name at least one species of bird of prey that lives in the province of Quebec.

 

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

§         Bird of prey body part game

§         Bird of prey food game

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

Little Raptor Will One Day Grow

Elementary school, 1st cycle

At the end of the activity, the student:

§        Can name three different types of prey eaten by birds of prey.

§        Can identify the three main body parts necessary to hunt and can explain each of their functions.

 §         Can recognize regurgitation pellets and explain their origin.

 §        Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

§         Tree game

§         Baby game

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

 

English

Birds of Prey Everywhere

Elementary school, 2nd cycle

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§         Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§         Knows two adaptations that nocturnal birds of prey have for hunting.

§         Can name three habitats present in Quebec, and one species of bird of prey associated to each of them.

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

§         Habitat game

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

 

Geography

Secrets of Birds of Prey

Elementary school, 3rd cycle

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§         Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§         Knows two adaptations that nocturnal birds of prey have for hunting.

§         Can name at least three species of nocturnal birds of prey and three species of diurnal birds of prey.

§         Will know the different steps to rehabilitate an injured bird of prey.

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

§         Quiz on birds of prey

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

Birds and Humans

High school

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§         Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§         Knows two adaptations that nocturnal birds of prey have for hunting.

§         Can name at least three species of nocturnal birds of prey and three species of diurnal birds of prey.

§         Will know the different steps to rehabilitate an injured bird of prey.

§        Will know three causes of injury to wild birds of prey.

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

 

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

Specialized programs

       

Night Owl

Elementary school, 3rd cycle

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§         Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§         Knows two adaptations that nocturnal birds of prey have for hunting.

§         Can name at least five species of nocturnal birds of prey that live in the province of Quebec.

§       Will have heard different myths and superstitions about owls.

§        Presentation of 2 live nocturnal birds of prey

 

§         Anatomical pieces to touch (talons, wings, bones, etc.)

Science and technology

Workshops

       

Biologists in the Field!

Elementary school, 3rd cycle

High school

À la fin de l’activité, l’élève :

§         Can name three different types of prey eaten by birds of prey.

§         Will know the origin of a regurgitation pellet, its role and its content.

§         Dissection of a regurgitation pellet

§       Reconstitution of a small rodent’s skeleton

Science and technology

Conference

       

Lets Summarize Birds of Prey

All ages

At the end of the activity, the student:

§          Can differentiate birds of prey from other species of birds based on three body parts.

§         Can tell nocturnal and diurnal bird of prey apart, and knows what differentiates them.

§         Knows two adaptations that nocturnal birds of prey have for hunting.

§         Can name at least three species of nocturnal birds of prey and three species of diurnal birds of prey.

§         Will know the different steps to rehabilitate an injured bird of prey.

§        Will know three causes of injury to wild birds of prey.

§        Presentation of 2 live birds of prey (1 diurnal and 1 nocturnal)

Science and technology