Spring Fever for Hummingbirds?
Testing a Temperature Theory of Migration

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National Science Education Standards
  • Ask a question about objects, organisms, events.
  • Use data to conduct a reasonable explanation.
  • Use math in all aspects of scientific inquiry
  • Scientists use different kinds of investigations depending on the questions they are trying to answer.
  • Science investigations involve asking and answering a question and comparing that to what scientists already know about the world.

Life Science

  • Organisms have basic needs. (K-4)
  • The behavior of individual organisms is influenced by internal cues and by external cues (K-4)

Earth Science

  • Weather changes from day to day and over the seasons. (K-4)
National Geography Standards
  • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information.
National Math Standards
  • Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.
  • Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data.