Built for Flight [Z14]
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Grade Level:Early Elementary, Elementary, Middle School
Item Type:Experience Box
Categories:Animals
Topics:Animals, Birds, Evolution, Mammals

As expert fliers of the animal world, birds can fly farther and faster than any other animal. Their bodies are designed for it. Touch a bird's wing, compare the weight of bird and mammal bones, and investigate a bird's skeletal structure to understand how most birds are built for flight.

Attention: Some of the items in this box are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and may only be borrowed by educational institutions that are open to the general public and are non-profit (such as a public or charter school), but may not be borrowed by private individuals or institutions without a special permit. If you have any questions about whether you or your institution qualify to borrow this box without a permit, please contact us.

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