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Taking Apart Owl Pellets

Students dissect an owl pellet. In this rodent and bone structure lesson, students work in groups to take apart an owl pellet. Students separate all the tiny bones from the fur and use the bones to reconstruct the rodent on a tag board. Student groups compare their rodents and animal skeletons.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning