Experimenting with Bird Beaks

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Ms. Hughes’ and Ms. Miolan’s fourth-grade students at Centre Avenue have been hard at work learning about animal adaptations. Students recently had the opportunity to investigate how the bodies of animals help them meet their needs with a beak experiment. With that, they explored different tools that mimicked bird's beaks, and then had to try to pick up food with the different tools. Based on their observations, students were able to conclude why bird beaks are different shapes.