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Teach about Bald Eagles in your Classroom!


Image of All smiles... banded Bald eagle chicks in their nest in Princeton Township.All smiles... banded Bald eagle chicks in their nest in Princeton Township.

The EagleCam provides inspiration and educational opportunities for teachers who want to bring New Jersey’s wildlife into their classrooms.

Free Resource: "Duke Farms' Bald Eagles" is a free, photo-rich e-book — viewable online on any computer or tablet — that provides everything you need to know about the eagles, their celebrated nest, and the brand-new high-definition EagleCam that enables viewers around the world to watch the eagle family at any time of day or night.

Free Resource: "Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands & Beyond" is a free, 62-page online book by New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey.


Classroom Activities and Lessons:

Jump start your use of the webcam as a tool for learning in the classroom:

Download Birds of Prey - Who Done It?

Birds of Prey - Who Done It? - 653.0KB
Forensics lesson developed by 2016 EagleCam lesson plan contest winner Lauren Kurzius of Manville School District.

Download Birds of Prey - Who Done It? Powerpoint for Students

Birds of Prey - Who Done It? Powerpoint for Students - 718.4KB
Powerpoint for students to accompany forensics lesson developed by 2016 EagleCam lesson plan contest winner Lauren Kurzius.

Download Birds of Prey - Who Done It? Powerpoint for Teachers

Birds of Prey - Who Done It? Powerpoint for Teachers - 778.9KB
Powerpoint for teachers (with answers) to accompany forensics lesson developed by 2016 EagleCam lesson plan contest winner Lauren Kurzius.

Download Eagle Food Observations

Eagle Food Observations - 77.3KB
A citizen science opportunity for your students! Larissa Smith, CWF eagle biologist, wants to know what the parents are feeding the chicks. Here's a simple data sheet for your classes to use.

Download Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey - 411.4KB
Students expand their research skills by learning more about birds of prey.

Download Blogging Using Live Cams

Blogging Using Live Cams - 729.8KB
A digital writing experience for students.

Download Creating Digital Stories Using Eagle Cam

Creating Digital Stories Using Eagle Cam - 417.4KB
Students will follow the life cycle of the bald eagle and create a digital story to tell the story of the bald eagle in New Jersey.

Download Introducing Bald Eagles & EagleCam To Your Students

Introducing Bald Eagles & EagleCam To Your Students - 1.6MB
Students learn more about Bald Eagles & EagleCam with this presentation.

Download Fun Facts about the Bald Eagle

Fun Facts about the Bald Eagle - 132.4KB
Learn fun facts about bald eagles in New Jersey.

Download Adopt a Species - Bald eagle

Adopt a Species - Bald eagle - 197.5KB
Detailed information about the Bald eagle in New Jersey.

Download Build a Raptor

Build a Raptor - 55.8KB
Students discover the incredible diversity of birds while finding out that raptors are a special group of birds that have unique adaptations that help them survive.

Download Deadly Links

Deadly Links - 198.1KB
Students learn about pesticides, how pesticides enter the food chain and affect birds of prey.

Download Shrinking Habitat

Shrinking Habitat - 32.4KB
Students learn what are essential needs for survival. Students then simulate a habitat and the process of that habitat being lost to development.

Download 2015 EagleCam Journal

2015 EagleCam Journal - 223.5KB
Using this journal, students create their own hypotheses and make their own observations and conclusions while watching the Duke Farms EagleCam.


NGSS Eagle Cam Units
Download Grade K_NGSS Unit_Eagles are Back

Grade K_NGSS Unit_Eagles are Back - 971.1KB
In this kindergarten NGSS-aligned unit, students use the Duke Farms eagle webcam to observe bald eagles and construct an understanding of what eagles need from their habitat to survive and raise their young.

Download Grade 5_NGSS Unit Plans_Modeling Bald Eagle Habitats

Grade 5_NGSS Unit Plans_Modeling Bald Eagle Habitats - 483.8KB
In this fifth grade NGSS-aligned unit, students use observations from the Duke Farms eagle webcam and a visit to Duke Farms (or a similar location) to construct a systems model of a bald eagles’ habitat.

Download MS Earth Science_NGSS Unit_Green Energy Safe for the Bald Eagle

MS Earth Science_NGSS Unit_Green Energy Safe for the Bald Eagle - 289.4KB
In this middle school NGSS-aligned earth science unit, students explore the Duke Farms bald eagle cam feed and historical footage as well as documentation of recent Duke Farms conservation and sustainability efforts.

Download HS Life Science_NGSS Unit_Symbol for Change

HS Life Science_NGSS Unit_Symbol for Change - 312.1KB
In this high school NGSS-aligned life science unit, students explore the impact of climate change on bald eagle populations.


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Stephanie DAlessio, Director of Education

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