It’s Tuesday, April 25, 2017, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)
At this website you can virtually visit two live bald eagles’ nests at the American Eagle Foundation’s (AEF) Eagle Mountain Sanctuary at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN. Cameras are trained on the nests providing live footage of the action in the nests.
The first nest belongs to Independence and Franklin, who are waiting for their eggs to hatch. The eggs were laid about 4 weeks ago at time of publication – and incubation takes about 35 days. Eaglets will remain in their nest until they are approximately 5 weeks of age. The second nest belongs to Eleanor and Mr. Roosevelt, whose 2 eaglets hatched on April 11 and April 13, respectively.
If this sparks interest in learning more about Bald Eagles, the National Eagle Center website has lesson plans categorized by grade level. Visit the National Eagle Center website here. (www.nationaleaglecenter.org/lesson-plans/)