Evolution of Flight: Exploring Online Classroom Interactive Tools


Hours for Learning Activity:

1 learning hour

Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00pm


Jump, Glide, Fly… How did flight evolve in birds? Modern birds descended from dinosaurs, but at which stage did they transition to the birds we know today? What makes a birds a bird? Journey with us to the past as we discuss the evolution of feathers and flight using Bird Academy’s online interactives and free activities Exploring Bird Evolution.

In this free, 1-hour webinar, educators will:

  • Learn the features of birds
  • Uncover some of the mysteries around the evolution of feathers and flight
  • Discover hands-on activities to explore the evolution of birds

The content is targeted to middle school educators, but the webinar is open to teachers of all grades.

In addition, two dates, January 16 and 18, will be offered. Choose the date that works best for you. If you cannot watch the live webinar, all webinars are archived on the BirdSleuth YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpASuHGySs5p0sHyybMNC-ii25uGQdgNl

How to Register:

Register for the January 16 (6:00 pm ET) webinar: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/3802af27f341ec30c5b9141539e44ee6

Register for the January 18 (8:00 pm ET) webinar: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/421e4c96784503a366858a512be5123a

Contact Name:

BirdSleuth - Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Contact Phone:

(607) 254-2489