Paleoecology of "Fossilized" Owl Pellets
Students examine fossilized owl pellets to determine how a species environmental preferences allow us to reconstruct probable past environments. Differences in anatomy are used to identify species in this lesson.
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Paleoecology Using "Fossilized" Owl Pellets
Students wrok together to examine fossilized owl pellets. Using the pellets, they determine the paleo-environment based on what type of animals found the pellets. To end the lesson, they practice using a dichotomous key to determine the...
6th - 8th Science
The Many, Varied, and Unusual Places and Things on Earth
Students discover how energy flows through communities because of the relationship between producers, consumers and decomposers. Examining various ecosystems, they identify the materials that cycle continuously through them. They label...
4th - 8th Science