Whoo Knew There Were Owls
Students research information on owls using the Internet and Kidspiration. They work in groups to create a poster which includes habitat, diet and life cycle and present to the class.
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Food Chains from the Field (Whoo's for dinner?)
Learners identify various bones found in an owl pellet. They classify the bones in an owl pellet as to structural function, identify the prey according to the skulls found in the owl pellet and construct the probable food chain from the...
4th - 5th Science
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
"Snapshot" Exercises & Sensory Detail Word Bank
Read a sample of creative descriptive writing to your science class. Discuss how writing can be used to record and communicate observations that scientists make. Reading selections and thought-provoking questions are suggested. Also...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts