Owl Pellet Bone Chart
For this biology worksheet, students identify and label the various bones of a rodent, shrew, mole, and a bird. There are a total of eight bones for each to name on the sheet.
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Ambergris: Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated Whales
Does perfume really contain whale excrement? Only the most expensive varieties! An intriguing video lesson explains the origin of the ambergris ingredient through a tour through the sperm whale's digestive system. Scientists only...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Trophic Levels Through the Dissection of Owl Pellets
Students discover a part of the natural food chain through the dissection of owl pellets. They compare, identify, and record rodent skeletal parts they find in the pellet to skeletal diagrams and try to reconstruct a skeleton from the...
9th - 12th Science