Bird Research in Action Field Trip, Grades 4

Banding birds is an important tool for scientist. It allows scientists to identify birds as individuals and track the banded bird throughout the course of its life. On this field trip students will observe a master bander, and learn how banding has influenced our understanding of birds.

Program Location(s):

Wellfleet Bay, Wellfleet




  • On-Cape Schools: $100/hour/naturalist
    $120/hour/research staff

    Off-Cape Schools: $110/hour/naturalist
    $130/hour/research staff

    Naturalist to participant ratio is 1:20

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures

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