How a Bird’s Anatomy Helps it Fly
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Jeffrey Meshach, Director of the World Bird Sanctuary describes how the internal and external anatomy of a bird is all built to help it fly.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Nature-20**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing this video, have students name the internal and external parts of anatomy that allows a bird to fly.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.