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Project WILD: No Water Off a Duck’s Back

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Description

This is a sample of an activity in Project WILD.  The full guide is available through a Project WILD workshop.  Check the Tx Parks and Wildlife calendar for scheduled workshops or contact the Project WILD Coordinator; kiki.corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

Students will (1) identify ways oil spills can
adversely affect birds; and (2) describe possible
negative consequences to wildlife, people,
and the environment from pollutants caused
by humans. Students conduct an investigation using water,oil, hard-boiled eggs, detergent, and feathers.


Subject(s):

  • Science
  • Social Studies

Topic(s):

  • Ecosystems
  • Water

NAAEE Guidelines/Strand(s):

  • Strand 3.1: Skills for Analyzing & Investigating Environmental Issues


Organization Information

Project WILD: No Water Off a Duck’s Back

Texas Parks & Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Organization Type: Parks & Natural Areas

Contact:
Kiki Corry
Project WILD Coordinator
512.389.4369
Kiki.Corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

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