Join Elizeth Cinto Mejía to learn about the field of ornithology! Grow your knowledge of birds and find out about how noise pollution can impact their populations.
Elizeth will talk about how she got started doing science and how you can explore areas of science that you find interesting. She’ll also talk about what it’s like to be in the field, collecting data, and in the lab, analyzing that data!
After your program, download section quizzes to review concepts with students.
Resources for teachers
Part 1: How can you become a scientist? (5 minutes)
Part 2: Where can you work as an ornithologist? (8 minutes)
Part 3: How do we collect data to answer a scientific question? (15 minutes)
Part 4: Once we have collected the data, what do we do with it? (13 minutes)
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