Animal Kingdom:  Birds Visit  www.worldofteaching.com For 100’s of free powerpoints
6 Characteristics of Birds <ul><li>Endothermic (warm blooded) </li></ul><ul><li>Vertebrates (Hollow Bones!) </li></ul><ul>...
How do birds fly? <ul><li>The top has less “air pressure” and this produces an UPWARD force  </li></ul><ul><li>(This is ca...
Birds who do NOT fly! <ul><li>Penguins </li></ul><ul><li>Ostriches </li></ul><ul><li>Emus </li></ul>
Smallest / Largest <ul><li>Hummingbird   Ostrich </li></ul>
Migration:  <ul><li>Regular periodic journey from one place to another for food, reproduction or warmth </li></ul>
Compare BIRDS and REPTILES Birds Reptiles
Types of Feathers <ul><li>Contour: A large feather/gives </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>shape to birds body </li></ul><...
The End By Mrs. Efros,  Schofield Middle School
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  1. 1. Animal Kingdom: Birds Visit www.worldofteaching.com For 100’s of free powerpoints
  2. 2. 6 Characteristics of Birds <ul><li>Endothermic (warm blooded) </li></ul><ul><li>Vertebrates (Hollow Bones!) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Chamber Heart </li></ul><ul><li>All Have Feathers </li></ul><ul><li>All Lay Eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Have Scales on Feet and Legs </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do birds fly? <ul><li>The top has less “air pressure” and this produces an UPWARD force </li></ul><ul><li>(This is called lift!) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Birds who do NOT fly! <ul><li>Penguins </li></ul><ul><li>Ostriches </li></ul><ul><li>Emus </li></ul>
  5. 5. Smallest / Largest <ul><li>Hummingbird Ostrich </li></ul>
  6. 6. Migration: <ul><li>Regular periodic journey from one place to another for food, reproduction or warmth </li></ul>
  7. 7. Compare BIRDS and REPTILES Birds Reptiles
  8. 8. Types of Feathers <ul><li>Contour: A large feather/gives </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>shape to birds body </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Down: Short fluffy/traps heat </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>keeps the </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>bird warm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The End By Mrs. Efros, Schofield Middle School

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