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August Webinar: Dissecting the Food Web: An Owl Pellet Investigation
August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Discover the excitement of dissecting owl pellets with the world’s bird experts. With resources and activities drawn from our owl pellet kit, this webinar will share how you can enrich this classic activity by exploring the complexity of ecosystem interactions and learning how top predators such as owls impact food webs. Even if you don’t intend to purchase the kit, you’ll still walk away with new ideas and some fun facts about owls!
In this webinar, educators will:
- Become familiar with the Dissecting the Food Web kit.
- Differentiate a food chain vs. a food web.
- Understand why owls are an important species in ecosystems.
- Learn how activities inspired by owl pellet dissections can meet NGSS and CCSS Standards.
This webinar is free and open to all educators, but the content is targeted to elementary and middle school teachers.