Whoo Wants Leftovers?

Unit 2: Zoology
Lesson 10 of 17

Objective: SWBAT describe what and how an owl pellet is formed. SWBAT dissect an owl pellet and identify its contents to hypothesize about the predator's habitat and food sources.

Big Idea: By examining owl pellets, we are able to map the whereabouts of certain species, identify predator-prey relationships, and learn about the ecosystems that are suitable for owls to live and thrive.

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Science, desert area, ecosystem, behavior (Biology), zoology, Owl Pellet, bird, Lab
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