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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #60 on: March 07, 2016, 07:06:56 AM »

teamcarnes, and T40, I just know these were experiences that will remain in the children's' memory forever.  What great opportunities for them!


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #61 on: March 29, 2016, 09:48:05 PM »

Teamcarnes once again, this is amazing. You are such a blessing for your students, to include in their education the wonderful world of raptors.
Please join us in our campaign to GET THE LEAD OUT. Together we can make the world a safer place for Bald Eagles and all wild life. We need you, THEY need you!


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #62 on: April 19, 2016, 01:44:35 PM »

Oxford students adopt bald eagles (Nice story! These kids and their teacher worked hard.)


Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #63 on: May 01, 2016, 09:13:03 PM »

We had fun hatching baby chickens in class.  We recorded inherited traits, instincts, and learned behaviors.  My fifth graders then waited patiently for the eaglets to hatch!  After watching them for a few weeks we compared and contrasted the baby chickens and eaglets using Venn diagrams.  The kids used their information to write paragraphs.  This was one writing assignment where I heard excitement instead of moans and groans!  They loved it!!!

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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #64 on: May 03, 2016, 06:10:13 AM »

gadeb - love the chicken/eagle assignment!  What a great way to learn about 2 different species!  Thanks for sharing this with us.


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #65 on: May 22, 2016, 09:44:25 AM »

Hi teamcarnes,  I am not able to view the photos either.


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #66 on: May 25, 2016, 07:33:48 AM »

Great photos, teamcarnes!  The 2016 Bald Eagles books look wonderful.  And lol, I love the mantling!


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #67 on: May 25, 2016, 06:27:13 PM »

Teamcarnes 2nd grade class honored us by being guest moderators in the chat room this morning.  They fielded and answered many, many questions about bald eagles.  Here is the transcript of their visit.

?   teamcarnes-1 10:42 AM Great so see so many familiar names here! Good morning!
?   lala0813 10:42 AM gm Team!
?   Lynryan 10:42 AM GM team
?   e3forpresident-1 10:42 AM good morning team welcome
?   littlebittykitty 10:42 AM good morning team
?   pyrmum1 10:42 AM GM team & class
?   msch58 10:42 AM hi Team and kids
?   JanBosworth-1 10:42 AM GM to our 2nd grade Mods today
?   tulsaducati 10:42 AM Good morning teamcarnes
?   lshirely 10:42 AM Good to see you and your class team
?   Lynryan 10:42 AM 2nd graders yay!
?   oregonian1944 10:43 AM Good morning teamcarnes and 2nd graders!
?   mypeacetree 10:43 AM Good morning!
?   teamcarnes-1 10:43 AM It is good to be here!
?   e3forpresident-1 10:43 AM Welcome 2nd graders
?   PansieLady 10:43 AM Good Morning class!
?   legaleagle13 10:43 AM welcome class! glad to have you mod!
?   pyrmum1 10:43 AM A big Welcome! to our guest mods!
?   jmck460-2 10:43 AM 2nd grade, my favorite grade to teach!!!
?   EagleFanDave 10:43 AM Good Morning everyone - teamc, we all excited for you and your students today - Plus some of us Mods are wondering if we'll still have jobs afterwards
?   msch58 10:43 AM lol
?   tooniegirl 10:43 AM GM Team and 2nd graders
?   Pagent 10:44 AM Dave, true that!!
?   Lynryan 10:44 AM 2nd graders know these eagles!
?   oregonian1944 10:44 AM team, are your students ready to be mods?
?   pollockjan 10:44 AM Gm 2nd graders...welcome to chat as our mods
?   msch58 10:44 AM maybe better than we do Lyn
?   teamcarnes-1 10:44 AM Excitement here!
?   PansieLady 10:44 AM I can't imagine a better subject!
?   pugpersi 10:45 AM Welcome 2nd graders and teamcarnes
?   carolledeann 10:45 AM GM Teams and students
?   gardengirl1 10:45 AM We are very pleased to have teamcarnes second grade class with us this morning. They are ready to answer your questions! Welcome second graders !
?   FaithHopeCure 10:45 AM Welcome 2nd Graders! We are so happy to have you with us today.
?   teamcarnes-1 10:45 AMWe are so glad to be here!
?   mypeacetree 10:46 AM Hi 2nd grade! What is the most surprising thing you've learned about eagles so far?
?   msch58 10:46 AM so kids, what is your favorite subject?
?   F22Raptor2 10:46 AM QQ, class, what is a pellet??
?   dojo6767 10:46 AM QQ guest mods, how high can an eagle soar ?
?   PansieLady 10:46 AM I was wondering how large the nest is?
?   birdy1942 10:46 AM re: <censored> this N1, N2, NB or Bluff?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:46 AM favorite subject is eagles!
?   ham1660-1 10:46 AM Teamcarnes, what are deck feathers and how many does an eagle have?
?   gardengirl1 10:47 AM Lets give the class a chance to answer. thanks
?   tielbird-1 10:47 AM Welcome 2nd Graders
?   oregonian1944 10:47 AM Everyone hold your questions so they can answer
?   JanBosworth-1 10:47 AM OK lets give them a chance to answer thanks
?   teamcarnes-1 10:47 AM pellet is things that the eagles can't digest. made of feathers fur and bones
?   gardengirl1 10:47 AM great answer. thanks class
?   Pagent 10:48 AM Chatters, remember the process is teamcarnes reads the question to the class and then waits for a show of hands and get the answer verbally, then types it---so a little patience awaiting the response in chat!
?   teamcarnes-1 10:48 AM eagles can sore 2 miles up like 32 football fiedls
?   teamcarnes-1 10:49 AM this nest is about 6 feet wide
?   teamcarnes-1 10:49 AM deck feathers are middle 2 tail feathers
?   ham1660-1 10:50 AM ty
?   tekon-2016-1 10:50 AM QQ: Eagles eat a lot of fish. Are there a lot of fish bones in eagle pellets?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:50 AM nest is about 70 feet high
?   PansieLady 10:50 AM TY team!
?   mypeacetree 10:50 AM i didn't even know about deck feathers
?   EagleFanDave 10:50 AM Thanks students - excellent answers!
?   teamcarnes-1 10:50 AM yes, many fish bones in pellets and they eat the head first so bones are in right direction so swallow
?   msch58 10:50 AM great answers kids
?   mypeacetree 10:50 AM what's the most surprising thing you've learned about eagles?
?   _John-in-Oregon 10:51 AM Wow I am learning a lot, thank you teamcarnes mods
?   msch58 10:51 AM me too John!
?   ham1660-1 10:51 AM What is it called when an eagle covers its food with its wings?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:51 AM mantle
?   gadeb 10:52 AM Fantastic answers! We are learning so much!
?   pugpersi 10:52 AM what is their beak made from?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:52 AM most surprising thing is that they snore!
?   judyegge-1 10:52 AM Team QQ do the eaglets digest the fins and tails of the fish?
?   carolledeann 10:52 AMT he pics of students mantling their food were great
?   Gator75 10:52 AM Class I heard you did the mantle with your lunches in your class room!
?   mypeacetree 10:52 AM haha, cool team
?   Lynryan 10:52 AM lol
?   msch58 10:52 AM lol
?   e3forpresident-1 10:52 AM lol snore
?   teamcarnes-1 10:52 AM keratin is the beak
?   elsie7 10:52 AM Hi teamcarnes! How are you doing with all the questions? We are just joing in.
?   mypeacetree 10:52 AM team/kids, how can you tell mom and dad apart?
?   ham1660-1 10:52 AM How long before the eaglets leave the nest?
?   pollockjan 10:52 AM I've noticed the eaglets jumping up & down. What will be the next thing they learn to do?
?   izzysamlikeseagles-1 10:52 AM Hiya elsie, they are doing great!
?   teamcarnes-1 10:52 AM hi elsie!
?   teamcarnes-1 10:53 AM will learn to hover
?   teamcarnes-1 10:53 AM fledge is in 10 to 13 weeks
?   teamcarnes-1 10:54 AM mom has grey around her eye and dad has dark black ring
?   teamcarnes-1 10:55 AM bald eagles have about 7,200 feathers
?   EagleFanDave 10:55 AM Speaking of Mom, students, how old is Mom ?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:55 AM can sleep with one side of their brain and not the other, unhemispheric of slow wave sleep
?   teamcarnes-1 10:56 AM we think mom is 11 years old
?   teamcarnes-1 10:57 AM or more than that
?   eaglesrock29 10:57 AM Teamcarnes, what is it called when the eaglets jump to another branch of the nest tree before leaving the nest?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:57 AM that is called branching
?   eaglesrock29 10:57 AM You are all too smart
?   luvthemeagles 10:57 AM GM teamcarnes! What is the gripping strength of an eagle?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:58 AM they can be called eaglets, nestlings, juveniles
?   teamcarnes-1 10:58 AM 40 psi
?   teamcarnes-1 10:58 AM 400
?   PansieLady 10:58 AM Do Eagles eat bugs and plants?
?   daughter02 10:58 AM ty
?   MimiBevTx-1 10:58 AM QQWhat is the scientific name of the bald eagle?
?   gardengirl1 10:58 AM yay! good job
?   mypeacetree 10:58 AM oo, that's a good one, pansie
?   teamcarnes-1 10:58 AM they don't eat plants and pick bugs off. they are too little to eat
?   EagleFanDave 10:58 AM<<< sitting back and watching teamcarnes smart students answer Q's while being most impressed !
?   teamcarnes-1 10:58 AM not sure of scientific hame
?   teamcarnes-1 10:59 AM name
?   gardengirl1 10:59 AM carnivores?
?   msch58 10:59 AM^^^ yes
?   mypeacetree 10:59 AM i don't know the scientific name, either
?   teamcarnes-1 10:59 AM typonese strikes!
?   Gator75 10:59 AM Me too efd! Me too!
?   PansieLady 10:59 AM What does 'feaking the beak' mean?
?   mer-1-1 10:59 AM how much can an eagle carry?
?   teamcarnes-1 10:59 AM looking in journals for how much they can carry
?   Pagent 11:00 AM Dave, you might want to be polishing up that mod resume also!! As you said, we may be out of jobs!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:00 AM mom carries about 3 1/2 pounds and dad about 2 1/2
?   teamcarnes-1 11:00 AM they carry 1/3 body weight
?   EagleFanDave 11:00 AM LOl Pagent - I am taking notes
?   gardengirl1 11:01 AM I believe Bald eagles are Haliaeetus leucocephalus . whew that is a mouthful
?   teamcarnes-1 11:01 AM feak is to clean and sharpen their beak
?   PansieLady 11:01 AM Team, why can Mom carry more than Dad?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:01 AM and i wouldn't spell that one right gg!
?   bustopbird-1 11:01 AM Great students! Wise enough to say when you dont know, and smart enough to look it up!
?   mypeacetree 11:01 AM dang, pansie, you have awesome questions
?   teamcarnes-1 11:01 AM mom is bigger so she carries more
?   PansieLady 11:02 AM TY! How much does the nest weigh approximately?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:02 AM females weigh 12 to 14 lbs
?   Gator75 11:02 AM Yes Busto, we all can take away that lesson, if you don't know, say so and then look for answer!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:02 AM males weigh 8 to 10
?   mer-1 11:02 AM how long does mom or dad incubate eggs?
?   mypeacetree 11:02 AM do eaglets drink water? do eagles?
?   bustopbird-1 11:02 AM students and Gator
?   teamcarnes-1 11:03 AM eaglest get water from their food
?   teamcarnes-1 11:03 AM 35 to 39 for incubation
?   teamcarnes-1 11:03 AM brood patch is s105 degrees and egg is about 100
?   mypeacetree 11:04 AM when do eaglets become waterproof?
?   Lynryan 11:04 AM QQ on hot days why do they stand with their mouths open and their tongues out?
?   MazeyDaze 11:04 AM QQ - will eaglets that fledge come back to their natal nest?
?   carolledeann 11:04 AM Do Eaglets continue to learn etc. from m/d after fledging?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:04 AM they do learn to hunt, mantle better, land, learn hunger
?   teamcarnes-1 11:04 AM fly better
?   teamcarnes-1 11:05 AM they come back to nest unless gnats are bad
?   pyrmum1 11:05 AM lol teamcarnes & students
?   teamcarnes-1 11:05 AM disperse at 16 to 20 weeks and are on their own
?   teamcarnes-1 11:06 AM panting on hot days to cool off and do heraldic pose
?   teamcarnes-1 11:06 AM they can't sweat like us
?   e3forpresident-1 11:06 AM fantastic job
?   teamcarnes-1 11:06 AM waterproof when they get feathers
?   pugpersi 11:06 AM amazing students!! Great job. What kind of down are they born with?
?   mypeacetree 11:06 Ami ndeed it is!
?   jtrout2 11:07 AM good one, pug
?   teamcarnes-1 11:07 AM natal down and then get secondary down called thermal down
?   teamcarnes-1 11:07 AM then can thermoregulate
?   pugpersi 11:08 AM what is the strangest thing you have seen them eat?
?   baldruler 11:08 AM What happened to the third egg?
?   Rewrap4u 11:08 AM Why aren't the eaglet's heads and tails white?
?   bustopbird-1 11:08 AM Woo! Class you are so good I am out of a mod job, lol
?   teamcarnes-1 11:08 AM third egg did not hatch for unknown reason.
?   teamcarnes-1 11:09 AM celebrate 2 healthy eaglets
?   EagleFanDave 11:09 AM<<< joins bustop in the unemployed Mod line - lol
?   teamcarnes-1 11:09 AM they get white head and tail at age 5
?   teamcarnes-1 11:09 AM changes between 4 and 5 years
?   teamcarnes-1 11:10 AM called sub adults from year 1 to 5
?   teamcarnes-1 11:11 AM beak and eyes turn yellow between 4 and 5
?   Pearls6 11:11 AM How many talons on each foot??
?   pugpersi 11:11 AM why don't they name the eaglets?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:11 AM 4 talns and back toe is called hallux
?   Lynryan 11:11 AM Wow
?   Gator75 11:11 AM Great QQ Pear!
?   baldruler 11:11 AM wow is right!
?   Tinabeene3 11:11 AM Bob would be so proud students!
?   pyrmum1 11:11 AM mods, you are sooo good!
?   PansieLady 11:12 AM What does the chick use to hatch out of the egg?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:12 AM tarsus is about foot and doesn't have feathers
?   janetvince 11:12 AM what is a Eagles life span
?   baldruler 11:12 AM Who builds the nest, mom or dad?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:12 AM don't want wet feathers and get pulled down in water
?   teamcarnes-1 11:12 AM both build nest but dad is master builder
?   teamcarnes-1 11:13 AM captivity is 50 years and in wild about 30
?   teamcarnes-1 11:13 AM egg tooth and pip muscle on back of neck
?   PansieLady 11:14 AM Bravo Team!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:14 AM first hole is pip and hole in membrane
?   PansieLady 11:14 AM Does Mom or Dad help the chick hatch?
?   bustopbird-1 11:14 AM Wow students!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:14 AM HIP is outside and you can see it
?   teamcarnes-1 11:14 AM no help to hatch
?   Lynryan 11:14 AM amazing
?   e3forpresident-1 11:14 AM Students rock
?   teamcarnes-1 11:14 AM they hatch when they are ready
?   msch58 11:14 AM This is so much fun
?   Gator75 11:14 AM Wow! We are learning so much today class! TY!
?   jtrout2 11:15 AM students even have hip and pip figured out
?   PansieLady 11:15 AM What is PS?
?   janetvince 11:15 AM Great job kids and teacher
?   Pearls6 11:15 AM Kids, do you know which one is D24 and which one is D25?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:15 AM after HIP it takes one to two days to hatch
?   baldruler 11:15 AM Unfair question lol
?   jtrout2 11:15 AM oh Pansie !!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:15 AM no and we ask others which is which!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:15 AM PS is poop shoot to keep nest clean
?   _John-in-Oregon 11:16 AM These mods know more about eagles that most adults. Very smart 2nd graders!
?   Pearls6 11:16 AM I have to ask other which is which also!
?   mer-1-1 11:16 AM lol, and it's instinct
?   Gator75 11:16 AM QQ What do you call it when eaglets watch everything Mom and Dad do, and also look out their window, cking out the area?
?   Lynryan 11:16 AM students you must have a great teacher!
?   carolledeann 11:16 AM great answer on ps
?   oregonian1944 11:16 AM Team and students - great job!
?   daughter02 11:16 AM QQ what is their "snack pack" called?
?   baldruler 11:16 AM Where do Dad and Mom get all the fish they feed the eaglets?
?   teamcarnes-1 11:16 AM crop is snack pack!
?   teamcarnes-1 11:16 AM fish is from fish hatchery and creek
?   teamcarnes-1 11:17 AM Dear chatters and mods, we have to go to lunch now. Can't be late. We have really enjoyed this!
?   e3forpresident-1 11:17 AM ty class and teamcarnes


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Re: Education In Action
« Reply #68 on: May 26, 2016, 06:49:26 PM »

We welcome gabeb's 5th Grade Class as guest moderators in the chat room.  They did a wonderful job and wowed us all with their eagle knowledge.  Here is the transcript from the time they were with us.

FaithHopeCure 12:24 PM Chatters, when the class is here, we will be pausing chat after every few questions to give students the time to answer them.
elsie7-1 12:25 PM You all will do a great job, gadeb!
msch58 12:25 PM good idea FHC
JanBosworth 12:25 PM Hi gadeb and students
Lynryan 12:25 PM I was feeling so much better now sad again
Lynryan 12:25 PM Students are here?
izzysamlikeseagles 12:25 PM Gadeb and students, we are so glad you are here with us today!!
msch58 12:25 PM yes
izzysamlikeseagles 12:25 PM Yes Lyn, happy time now
RubyRed246 12:25 PM Yes, rivian, I agree
Lynryan 12:25 PM Hi students!
D1love 12:25 PM Welcome Students
jtrout2 12:25 PM but Lyn, the 5th graders are here now !! NWZ, remember
tulsaducati 12:25 PM Welcome, Gadeb and class.
Lynryan 12:25 PM Yes izzy
littlebittykitty-1 12:25 PM hello gadeb and students
pyrmum1 12:26 PM Welcome 5th graders - so good to have you here!!
Lynryan 12:26 PM jtrout2 yes
RubyRed246 12:26 PM Good to have you with us today, gadeb and students
lcjordan 12:26 PM Welcome, Gadeb and class!
JanBosworth 12:26 PM Welcome to our guest mods here today
Bob1603 12:26 PM Hi gadeb and students! Very glad you are here
Kathylou1948 12:26 PM thank you...i dont have facebook.
Kathylou1948 12:26 PM hi. students
Lynryan 12:26 PM Kathy down below is a link
rivian21-1 12:26 PM Welcome students and gadeb!
jtrout2 12:26 PM Lyn
izzysamlikeseagles 12:26 PM Kathy, you do not need to be on Fb to view the page, the link is below the live feed
fb-1819247075 12:26 PM That blurry film on camera just won't go away
Bob1603 12:26 PM Kathy - you do not need a FB account to read the RRP FB page
izzysamlikeseagles 12:27 PM fb, no, it is there for the duration most likely
gadeb 12:27 PM Students all say Hi!
jtrout2 12:27 PM fb: even after all the rain
JanBosworth 12:27 PM fb it will not as it is PS
Lynryan 12:27 PM Hi!
pyrmum1 12:27 PM fb, it will be w/us until RRP does maintenance on cameras in the fall
msch58 12:27 PM
rivian21-1 12:27 PM You don't need to have a facebook account in order to read facebook posts.
Lynryan 12:27 PM Let the questions begin!
pollockjan 12:27 PM Welcome gadeb & 5th graders
D1love 12:27 PM Hey Happy Red Nose day to all
elsie7-1 12:27 PM Good to see you students and gadeb!
tulsaducati 12:28 PM welcome, elsie!
rivian21-1 12:28 PM We will let you know as soon as the class is set up and ready to take questions.
eaglecter 12:28 PM When I go to the FB page, I get a column of grey lines and no news. There is a signin link at the tip.
NiteKat 12:28 PM Good afternoon 5th graders and gadeb
RubyRed246 12:28 PM True or False, Eagles cannot roll their eyes from side to side??
elsie7-1 12:28 PM Hey, tulsa! his should be good!
Lynryan 12:28 PM riv thanks!
jtrout2 12:28 PM so, students, what is that white stuff all over the camera housing??
rivian21-1 12:28 PM eaglecter - did you click on the RRP facebook link below the camera feed?
izzysamlikeseagles 12:28 PM eaglecter, you should be able to close that sign in box
Lynryan 12:29 PM 25 get up the students are here
izzysamlikeseagles 12:29 PM we'll let you know when the students are ready for questions
eaglecter 12:29 PM Yes. The only one I see.
gadeb 12:29 PM jtout great warm up question students say poop shoot from D24
teamcarnes 12:29 PM hey all, on phone while at zoo. wanted to catch part of gadeb and class!
Bob1603 12:29 PM welcome Team!
lcjordan 12:29 PM Food has to be involved for D25 to get up.
msch58 12:29 PM lol Hi team
izzysamlikeseagles 12:29 PM Hiya team! Having a good time at the zoo?
elsie7-1 12:30 PM Hi team!
NiteKat 12:30 PM hello team, hoping the zoo trip is going well!
teamcarnes 12:30 PM wonderful time and saw eagle!
lilredcin 12:30 PM Hi kids!
lcjordan 12:30 PM Team., your students are so fortunate!
RubyRed246 12:30 PM Hope you don't lose any kids while on your phone lol
jtrout2 12:30 PM gadeb: and here I thought I could fool them !!
baldruler 12:30 PM cool
msch58 12:30 PM they sure are lc
izzysamlikeseagles 12:30 PM
tooniegirl-1 12:31 PM 24 is waiting for your questions. LOL
FaithHopeCure 12:31 PM We are thrilled to welcome gadeb and her 5th Grade students as Guest Moderators today. They will be answering your eagle questions for the next half hour. Please make them feel welcome!
sunset_dreamer 12:31 PM How many feathers does a bald eagle have?
trixiebelle1030 12:31 PM What's your favorite thing about the Eagles?
jfrancl 12:31 PM Welcome gadeb and students!
gadeb 12:31 PM a lot - 7000
jtrout2 12:32 PM (I think so too,tunie)
carolledeann 12:32 PM When do they get white head and tal feathers?
Lynryan 12:32 PM Wow
gadeb 12:32 PM Poop shoots and shimmies
Lynryan 12:32 PM lol
NiteKat 12:32 PM lol
eaglesrock29 12:32 PM Welcome gadeb and 5th Graders
RubyRed246 12:32 PM lol
msch58 12:32 PM lol
izzysamlikeseagles 12:32 PM Lol, gotta love the shimmies!
tooniegirl-1 12:32 PM great answers!
gadeb 12:32 PM adults 4-5 years old
teamcarnes 12:32 PM great job gadeb and class!
RubyRed246 12:33 PM True or False Bald eagles cannot roll their eyes from side to side
elsie7-1 12:33 PM One of my kinders wants to know how the eaglets stay alive when they're in the egg?
gadeb 12:33 PM True on hte eyes
carolledeann 12:33 PM will they continue to sleep lying down after they fledge?
Robineway 12:33 PM When they grow up, will they stay in this area?
gadeb 12:34 PM Mom or Dad incubates eggs at around 100 degrees to keep them growing in the egg
teamcarnes 12:34 PM a student if mine wants to know how many primary flight feathers they have
sunset_dreamer 12:34 PM What is the brood patch and do both Mom and Dad get one?
gadeb 12:35 PM They will perch on a tree after they fledge
Lynryan 12:35 PM Great students
gadeb 12:35 PM They will leave the area and find a mate
izzysamlikeseagles 12:35 PM elsie, see pm if you can
elsie7-1 12:36 PM ok
gadeb 12:36 PM looking up the flight featjers
pyrmum1 12:36 PM gadeb, good for them!
teamcarnes 12:36 PM good job students!
Gator75 12:36 PM What is it called, by Eaglets watching and leaning from M and D and looking out to the lay of the land?
gadeb 12:37 PM both have a brood patch, keeps eggs and babies warm
Lynryan 12:37 PM thanks students!
carolledeann 12:37 PM what is a sneeze called?
Bob1603 12:38 PM please chatters, lets give the students time to answers theses great questions - thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
jtrout2 12:38 PM great advice, bob
gadeb 12:38 PM imprinting when looking at what parents do
jfrancl 12:39 PM Awesome, gadeb's class!
jtrout2 12:39 PM nice one: imprinting (up)
gadeb 12:39 PM had to help students on sneeze - it is a snite
Gator75 12:39 PM Yepper class, imprinting! Good job1 so glad you all are here!
NiteKat 12:39 PM awesome answers!
izzysamlikeseagles 12:39 PM You're doing great students!
Lynryan 12:39 PM Very smart students!
eaglesrock29 12:39 PM 5th Grade Rocks!
teamcarnes 12:39 PM so proud if you and your fantastic students!
izzysamlikeseagles 12:39 PM Gadeb, see pm if you get the chance-I know you are busy, lol
pyrmum1 12:39 PM izzy, we mods may be out of a job soon
rivian21-1 12:40 PM Great questions chatters!
msch58 12:40 PM yes, you all are doing very well
izzysamlikeseagles 12:40 PM indeed pyr!!
Gator75 12:40 PM Yes it does eaglerock!
RubyRed246 12:40 PM Do eagles have vocal cords?
littlebittykitty-1 12:40 PM so true pyrmum
elsie7-1 12:40 PM Great job!
gadeb 12:40 PM flight feathers = 10
Lynryan 12:40 PM yay!
baldruler 12:40 PM How old are they when they are considered adults?
gadeb 12:40 PM No vocal cords
RubyRed246 12:40 PM Nice job researching students!
teamcarnes 12:40 PM rught students on flught feathers!
pyrmum1 12:41 PM Wow, good answers 5th graders
gadeb 12:41 PM 5 years old as adults
Cheyenne122 12:41 PM prymum, you will always be needed!
Bob1603 12:41 PM I am so impressed with our 5th graders!
Lynryan 12:41 PM I am too!
baldruler 12:41 PM What changes color at five years old?
msch58 12:41 PM me too Bob
jtrout2 12:41 PM ...and their teacher too
Lynryan 12:41 PM yes
rivian21-1 12:42 PM Students - you are doing an awesome job of answering questions.
Bob1603 12:42 PM Indeed jtrout - in fact, all teachers!
gadeb 12:42 PM heads and tail feathers are white by 5 years old
teamcarnes 12:42 PM yes jttout, awesome teacher!
Lynryan 12:42 PM How many talons does an eagle have?
jtrout2 12:42 PM team (and yoju too)
gadeb 12:42 PM We think 4 on each foot
Lynryan 12:43 PM Thank you!!
pyrmum1 12:43 PM right you are!
izzysamlikeseagles 12:43 PM that is correct!
msch58 12:43 PM kudo's to teachers this time of year!
FaithHopeCure 12:43 PM 5th Graders, you know your eagle facts!
gadeb 12:43 PM We are having a great time!
elsie7-1 12:43 PM Thanks,msch58!
Lynryan 12:43 PM We are too!
jtrout2 12:43 PM what is the 5th toe/talon called?
pyrmum1 12:43 PM Wonderful
NiteKat 12:43 PM the eagles have a transparent inner eye lid, can the eagle control that eye lid?
Gator75 12:43 PM TY gadeb for sharing all that RRP has to offer and sharing The Decorah Eagles with your students They are fortunate to have a teacher like you, they have learned so much!
JanBosworth 12:43 PM Q about how old are the eaglets when their feet and beeks are full size?
jfrancl 12:43 PM so are we,gadeb!
teamcarnes 12:44 PM msch-thank you!
gadeb 12:44 PM Good one Jan they are thinking
RubyRed246 12:44 PM Do male and female eagles look different
baldruler 12:45 PM Which gender is bigger, the girls or the boys?
gadeb 12:45 PM The male is smaller than the female, but look a lot the same
teamcarnes 12:46 PM fledge
Lynryan 12:46 PM Why do eagles have holes in their tongues?
gadeb 12:46 PM We are good at telling Mom and Dad apart on this nest!
kokoyummy 12:46 PM The only one that can easily tell one eagle from another is another eagle
Lynryan 12:46 PM
baldruler 12:47 PM good for you, guys, it took me a while the first year
gadeb 12:47 PM not sure about holes on tongues, but they have hooks on toungue to push food down
Lynryan 12:47 PM Thank you!
FaithHopeCure 12:47 PM Good answer, 5th graders!
pyrmum1 12:47 PM
elsie7-1 12:48 PM The kinders think it's to help breathe as they swallow their food.
Lynryan 12:48 PM elsie that too!
gadeb 12:48 PM is hole in tongue for breathing
kokoyummy 12:48 PM The holes in the tongue I believe is to allow them breath will eating
Lynryan 12:48 PM Yes!
gadeb 12:48 PM Good job kinders
FaithHopeCure 12:48 PM The kinders are correct, elsie!
RubyRed246 12:48 PM What is an eagle pellet?
izzysamlikeseagles 12:48 PM
elsie7-1 12:48 PM TY! gadeb
jtrout2 12:48 PM they got it !!
teamcarnes 12:48 PM correct elsie!
elsie7-1 12:49 PM Ty, team!
Lynryan 12:49 PM These students are smart!
RubyRed246 12:49 PM Above average for sure
gadeb 12:49 PM all the food and bones together they can's digest - pellet
Lynryan 12:49 PM Can eagles turn their heads all the way around?
izzysamlikeseagles 12:49 PM That is correct!
RubyRed246 12:49 PM Thank you students!
gadeb 12:50 PM No but it can turn far
Lynryan 12:50 PM Yes thank you!
baldruler 12:50 PM What is that bulge on their neck and what does it do?
jtrout2 12:50 PM(Lyn: I guess "degrees"is a concept)
NiteKat 12:50 PM the eagles have an inner trasparent eye lid, can they control that eyelid?
Lynryan 12:51 PM jtrout2 thats true
gadeb 12:51 PM crop and it stores their food
jtrout2 12:51 PM did students ever figure out what that 5th / rear toe is called?
elsie7-1 12:51 PM We guessed that too about the crop! Good job!
jtrout2 12:52 PM poor, 4th toe.....
pyrmum1 12:52 PM trout, that's the 4th rear toe
sassy_eagle-1 12:52 PM Q does anyone know what its called when an eagle wipes its beak off on a limb?
canam1-1 12:52 PM How tall is an adult eagle?
jtrout2 12:52 PM yep, pyr,I just caught that
gadeb 12:52 PM We think 3 eyelids but not sure about transparent eye lid
gadeb 12:53 PM feeking the beak
FaithHopeCure 12:53 PM They can control the nictitating membrane or 3rd eyelid.
Lynryan 12:53 PMvyes! good job students
sassy_eagle-1 12:53 PM great
teamcarnes 12:53 PM sorry, on my phone!
jtrout2 12:53 PM nice job !!
_John-in-Oregon 12:53 PM Wow students great answers
Gator75 12:53 PMQQ How many days from egg laid to hatch?
RubyRed246 12:54 PM Wow, students are you sure you're not in the 7th grade!
mlb06763 12:54 PM RR I was thinking college
gadeb 12:54 PM adult eagle is about 3 feet tall
jfrancl 12:54 PM 5th graders, you have great eagle knowledge!
tulsaducati 12:54 PM Ruby, I agree - at least 7th
lcjordan 12:54 PM Eagle college for sure.
gadeb 12:55 PM 35-40 days
msch58 12:55 PM kids are doing great
Sunnyblue42-1 12:55 PM What is it called when the eaglets first fly from their nest?
NiteKat 12:55 PM these students have been very observant, good job!
pyrmum1 12:55 PM Yay!
izzysamlikeseagles 12:55 PM no deo, not for awhile
eaglesrock29 12:55 PM<<<< looks like this Mod needs a new job  Great job, class!
gadeb 12:55 PM fledge!
deo1357-1 12:55 PM oh goodie should be one soon perhaps!
jtrout2 12:55 PM observant and goodnote-takers
teamcarnes 12:55 PM bursting with pride for you and students!
_John-in-Oregon 12:55 PM These students have a great teacher to help them learn so much about eagles and watch them here
Gator75 12:55 PM Good anser about egg to hatch, TY students!
lcjordan 12:56 PM Very true, John.
Lynryan 12:56 PM gadeb you must be very very proud!
Sunnyblue42-1 12:56 PM gadeb, yes! thank you!
gadeb 12:56 PM I am very proud of them!
baldruler 12:56 PM What 3 colors have the eaglets been so far?
Lynryan 12:56 PM I am too!
msch58 12:56 PM thanks gadeb and kids
pyrmum1 12:56 PM gadeb, we mods are too
izzysamlikeseagles 12:56 PM You are all doing great gadeb!
mlb06763 12:56 PM QQ Do eagles eat grass & leaves?
Gator75 12:57 PM QQ Wingspan of adult Eagle is about how many feet?
gadeb 12:57 PM white or light gray, dark gray, and dark brown/black
gadeb 12:57 PM Noo! They eat meat
rivian21-1 12:57 PM You students are doing a great job answering questions.
Gator75 12:57 PM Gadeb and students, I know Bob Anderson is smiling at what all you have learned about Eagles and that your teacher has shared with you!
elsie7-1 12:57 PM Great answers class!
gadeb 12:57 PM Wingspan 6-7 feet
jtrout2 12:58 PM we could hear them answer that one !!
Gator75 12:58 PM Yepper 6-7 feet! Great! You all are quick1
jfrancl 12:58 PM Gator, I agree!
baldruler 12:58 PM Does their food have to be alive or can it be dead?
Gator75 12:58 PM yep jfran yep
teamcarnes 12:58 PM you rock gadeb!
LLadymacgyver 12:58 PM QQ What is your favorite part of learning about the eagles?
Gator75 12:58 PM Good QQ llady!
gadeb 12:58 PM Food can be both. Some fish flop, but they bring in dead food too
RubyRed246 12:59 PM What are eagles nest called?
LLadymacgyver 12:59 PM (for chatters, too)
paffie2-1 12:59 PM Hi gadeb and class!
jtrout2 12:59 PM good QQ, Ruby
gadeb 12:59 PM LL, we love the poop shoots and shimmies
lcjordan 12:59 PM What is your favorite eaglet stage?
baldruler 12:59 PM Yay class!
Lynryan 12:59 PM We do too!! lol
mypeacetree 12:59 PM gadeb/kids, what is the most surprising thing you've learned about eagles so far?
mlb06763 12:59 PM that's unanimous I think!
kimsalyer33 1:00 PM aerie is an eagles nest
gadeb 1:00 PM Most agree favorite stage was when they were first born
FaithHopeCure 1:00 PM Thank you for moderating our chat room today gadeb and 5th Graders. You did an awesome job!
FaithHopeCure 1:00 PM
pyrmum1 1:00 PM
izzysamlikeseagles 1:00 PM
littlebittykitty-1 1:00 PM
JanBosworth 1:00 PM
rivian21-1 1:00 PM
jfrancl 1:00 PM
Bob1603 1:00 PM
tulsaducati 1:00 PM
eaglesrock29 1:00 PM Wonderful job, class. Thank you!!
gadeb 1:00 PM Thanks so much for having us! We had a great time! Kids are cheering
TX_Ninja 1:00 PM
jfrancl 1:01 PM YAY, thank you 5th graders!!
JanBosworth 1:01 PM Take a bow kids you did great and thank you
eaglesrock29 1:01 PM We are cheering too, gadeb!
izzysamlikeseagles 1:01 PM You did such a great job everyone, I'm just bustin with pride for all of you!!
tulsaducati 1:01 PM Thank you gadeb, and 5th graders, for helping us out today!
pyrmum1 1:01 PM Thanks so much for making our day 5th graders & gadeb
gadeb 1:01 PM They are all bowing!
pyrmum1 1:01 PM rofl, too funny
izzysamlikeseagles 1:01 PM Rofl!!
littlebittykitty-1 1:01 PM thanks gadeb and 5th graders, wonderful job!
rivian21-1 1:02 PM Thank you for agreeing to be guest mods. We appreciate your help!!
jfrancl 1:02 PM gadeb, thank you so much for participating today, we all had so much fun! Thank you students!
gadeb 1:02 PM Tomorrow is our last day of school. They will then be sixth graders!
pyrmum1 1:02 PM gadeb, it's been a VERY uplifting experience for us!!!
baldruler 1:03 PM You are fledging tomorrow? Congrats! lol
izzysamlikeseagles 1:03 PM Great job almost 6th graders!! Thank you so much for answering our questions today!!
mochamama22 1:03 PM Great Job! even D24 and D25 gave you a wing WTG!!
Bob1603 1:03 PM and thank you chatters! you did a great job!
Gator75 1:03 PM Class hope you continue watching the Decorah Eagles, leaning and sharing this wonderful world of Raptors!
izzysamlikeseagles 1:03 PM Thank you chatters, you did a great job too!
NiteKat 1:03 PM way to go on moving on to 6th grade!
mochamama22 1:03 PM Hello Mods and Chatters Cant stay loved the class today TY Great job
eaglesrock29 1:03 PM You too gadeb and  to your class
teamcarnes 1:03 PM gadeb- i can imagine smiles on your faces!
jfrancl 1:04 PM Take care gadeb and students!
gadeb 1:04 PM I will post a class picture on the forum soon so you can see all the kids who know so much about eagles!
Gator75 1:04 PM Gadeb good job!
Bob1603 1:04 PM thank you gadeb!!
NiteKat 1:04 PM that's great gadeb!
eaglesrock29 1:04 PM That's great, gadeb. Look forward to seeing these smar


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« Reply #69 on: May 27, 2016, 06:06:22 PM »

We had such a great time as guest moderators yesterday! I was fortunate enough to teach all five classes of fifth grade science, so 141 students were treated to the eagles.  My homeroom class were the lucky ones who were the guest mods! It has been an amazing year and the kids have enjoyed our eagles!  Notice the eagles above us on the wall.  This is how we watched the eagles on a daily basis.  If something great was happening (food, PS, parent switch while incubating), we would stop everything, turn off the lights and enjoy! 


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« Reply #70 on: May 28, 2016, 04:04:47 PM »

gadeb, I can't tell you how wonderful I think that is!  I am so glad you and the students enjoyed yourselves. I know we had a blast!  Thank you for accepting our invite!
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« Reply #71 on: May 29, 2016, 05:39:36 AM »

What a great looking class you there, gabeb!  We enjoyed your visit very much.


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« Reply #72 on: May 30, 2016, 06:09:14 AM »

gadeb - great photo of the Guest Mods!  Thank you for sharing this.  They were wonderful and thanks for touching the lives of all of your students.  Wow! 141 Science students!  Love the eagles on the wall too!


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« Reply #73 on: August 02, 2016, 06:42:59 PM »

I knew I would not have time to tell my kids from last year all about ATF when they stopped by during open house, so I made a display board they could look at.  I had about 40 kids from last year stop by, while meeting my new kids for this year!  The display was a big hit with my old kids and new kids!  I believe I will keep it up for awhile - it makes me happy, lol. 

Thanks to teamcarnes, glogdog, and eaglesrock for letting me use some of their photos.  I did not take many photos while at ATF - too busy taking it all in!


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« Reply #74 on: August 03, 2016, 01:17:11 PM »

Deb - beautiful display of After the Fledge! All your students are so lucky to have a teacher who shares the world of nature with them.
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