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EAT LIKE A BIRD

Study if birds prefer one type of food over another

Suitable For

Grade 2

Difficulty

2

Time Required

 <24 Hours

Supervision

Advised

What’s it about?

Birds can be very fussy eaters. As you might have noticed, birds also seem to be looking for a free meal, but in fact they are quite picky and are constantly looking for their favourite food to eat! See if the birds in your neighbourhood have food preferences with this science experiment:

Topics covered

Suet

What will I need?

  • 4x PLASTIC PLATES
  • KITCHEN SCALE
  • PEANUT BUTTER
  • SUNFLOWER SEEDS
  • CANARY SEEDS
  • SUET

Procedure (Method)

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How does it work?

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All of the food provided in this science experiment is generally liked by most wild bird species. For the most part, wild birds are picky about their food because they usually prefer more ‘protein-rich’ food that will help them to survive during the winter time when food is scarce.

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