Students dissect owl pellets, and compare, identify and record rodent skeletal parts. They compare rodent skeletal diagrams to human skeletal diagrams.
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Who's Hoo -- An Owl Pellet Comparison Activity
Students investigate owl pellets. In this math measurement and animal survival lesson plan, students observe, weigh, and examine the contents of an owl pellet. Students record observations and data, then draw conclusions about the prey...
4th - 6th Science
How Bird Vomit Helps Us Understand History
They didn't just WING this video; it's a real HOOT! An intriguing video in the Brain Scoop Fossils & Geology series explains what owl pellets are and why scientists study them. Then, it covers the extension of how scientists use them...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Superb Owl!
What if we described an animal like we describe a football team competing in the big game? A cool video attempts to do just that as part of a larger biology playlist. It discusses an owl with superb adaptations and anatomy to survive in...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable