This video segment from Between the Lions is a live action, non-fiction piece about what life would be like "if you were a bald eagle." It shows where eagles are born, what they eat, and how bald eagles lose their feathers at the age of one month-- until they become fledglings. At three months, eagles begin flying and learning how to catch food. At four or five years old, their heads and tail feathers are white. Male ealges stretch their wings to six feet, female eagles are bigger and can stretch their wings to eight feet. Adult eagles have babies called eaglets. The vocabulary words featured in this video include: bald eagle, aerie, fledgling, soar, wings, nest, and eaglets. This video segment provides a resource for Text Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Language and Vocabulary Development.
This media asset comes from the Between the Lions episode: "Castles, Caves and Honeycombs & My House."