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  • Intro 0:00
  • Objectives 0:07
    • Objectives
  • Common Characteristics 0:24
    • Common Characteristics
  • Types of Feathers 5:24
    • Contour Feathers
    • Down Feathers
    • Tail Feather
  • Wings 7:38
    • Wings: Structures and Functions
    • Non-flying Birds
  • Body Systems 9:05
    • Digestive System
    • Respiratory System
    • Circulatory System
  • Body Systems 12:54
    • Diagram: Beaks
    • Diagram: Digestive System
    • Diagram: Circulatory System
    • Diagram: Respiratory System
  • Example 1: Describe Two Adaptations that Have Helped Birds to Fly 14:47
  • Example 2: Describe the Type of Feather that Helps Birds Maintain Their Body Temperature 15:24
  • Example 3: Name Two Ways Birds Use Their Wings 16:05
  • Example 4: Identify the Structure that Provide Nourishment to a Bird Embryo Below 16:34