Wild Weather Birds: A Scientist Braves Harsh Weather Conditions to Study an Unusual Group of Flamingos (SuperScience)
When AMNH scientist Felicity Arengo heads out to observe flamingos in the wild, she needs far more than sunscreen. Travel with her to the Altiplano of South America, one of the harshest places on Earth, to meet the unusual birds that call it home.
Wild Weather Birds (SuperScience)
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This online article is from Science Explorations, a collaboration between AMNH and Scholastic designed to promote science literacy. Written for students in grades 3-6, this article from SuperScience magazine has the following content:
- An in-depth look at what scientists are learning by studying flamingos that live on the Altiplano of South America, one of the harshest places on Earth.
- A "Talking Science" video, in which conservation biologist Felicity Argengo talks about her special interest is flamingos.
- An online writing workshop that teaches students write and explore science reports.