Spend a day in the life of a bird keeper and learn how they are "hatching" new plans to help endangered birds! Students will learn how an egg hatches, the incubation period, and about bird species such as the Kiwi, the emperor penguin, and the Guam rail. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this STEAM book will ignite a curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for makerspaces and that guides students step-by-step through the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian with this STEAM book that is ideal for ages 6-8.