Bird Migration - May 14

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Today is International Migratory Bird Day, National Chicken Dance Day, National Buttermilk Biscuit Day, National Archery Day, and National Brioche Day.

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Migratory Birds


  • 1607 - Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
  • 1796 -  Edward Jenner administers his first smallpox inoculation.
  • 1948 - Israel is declared an independent state.
  • 1955 - Eight Communist bloc countries, sign the Warsaw Pact, a mutual defense treaty.
  • 1961 - A white mob attacks a Freedom Riders bus near Anniston, Alabama, attacking the riders and fire-bombing the bus 
  • 1973 - The space station Skylab is launched.
  • 1998 - The final episode of Seinfeld airs.



  • Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime - LISTEN
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird - LISTEN
  • Julie London - Bye Bye Blackbird - LISTEN
  • Jackson 5 - Rockin' Robin -LISTEN
  • Madonna - Holiday - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - It's a Habitat Song with Lin-Manuel Miranda (1:10) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - PBS Kids - Hibernate - Migrate Song (1:02) - VIEW
  • Grades K-12 - Mississippi River Flyway Cam -VIEW
  • Grades K-4 - Plum Landing - Migration Challenge - DO
  • Grades K-3 - Ready Jet Go! - Bird Migration (2:52) - VIEW
  • Grades K-6  - NHPBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Bird Migration (5:04) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-8 - NHPBS - NatureWorks - Migration - READ and DO
  • Grades 4-8 - NHPBS - NatureWorks - Migration (14:46) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia -Nature - Earth Navigators: Arctic Summer (Available in Spanish) (2:52) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Nature- Extraordinary Birds: Little Brain, Big Journey (Available in Spanish) (2:41) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Habitat Earth - Why Do Birds Migrate? (1:00) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Science Now - The Great Migration (8:59) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Quest - The Great Migration (10:17) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Untamed  - Bird Migration (25:58) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Flight Path: The World of Migratory Birds (56:45) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk (59:00) - VIEW

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