– Kit plus Online STEM Discovery


The Birds Science Kit combines hands-on projects with a highly interactive, web-based book. The book seamlessly integrates the hands-on projects with apps, video streaming, interactive play and AI. This NEW type of book is NOT in the limited pdf and ebook formats of the past.

This web-book does not require special software. It runs in all browsers, on desktops, laptops, tablets and cell phones.

Online Discovery Birds combines storytelling with:

  • Making a low-maintenance bird feeder (materials included)
  • Watching and identifying birds using an outstanding bird ID App
  • Neighborhood nature walks
  • Video streaming
  • Interactive online explorations

With the Bird ID app: You can point your cell phone or tablet at a specific bird to identify it either with the camera or by sound. You can also use the app to identify birds streamed to your device from web-cameras positioned around the world. Learn to decode the language of birds. They may be warning you that a coyote or mountain lion is approaching!

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Birds includes materials to make a biodegradable bird feeder as well as other hands-on projects and outdoor activities. It also includes access to a web-based book that combines storytelling, a bird ID app, video streaming, animations, hands-on activities, interactive explorations and inquiry to explore the living dinosaurs we call birds. This is not just a book, it is an enthralling experience, appropriate for naturalists of all ages.

  • Discover what makes a bird a dinosaur.
  • Decode the language of birds.
  • Watch magnificent birds LIVE — feeding, nesting and raising their young all over the world.
  • Ponder what makes a bird, a bird.
  • Distinguish which feathers are from a bird’s wing and which are from its tail. Which are contour feathers and which are down feathers?
  • Identify what a bird eats by just looking at its beak.
  • Explore what a bird’s footprint can tell you about that bird.
  • Find the camouflaged bird hidden in each picture.
  • Learn about the different types of birds. Discover how some are the world’s toxic, clean-up crews. Learn how some birds can cruise for days and not seek dry land for years! Observe incredible feathered displays and dances. Know in an instant whether a bird is a crow or a raven.
  • Make ever better paper airplanes to explore how birds fly.
  • Explore the endearing courting, nesting and parenting behaviors of birds.
  • Find out which birds can hover, fly backwards and even fly upside down! Which can dive at over 100 miles an hour?
  • Learn about The Age of Terror Birds. These giant birds were once an apex predator.