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Dissect Owl Pellets at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$15

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Bring your 8- to 12-year-old to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology during winter break to dissect Barn Owl pellets; learn about ecology, food webs, and trophic levels; and identify bones and reconstruct skeletons. This hands-on workshop is for homeschoolers and local school kids on vacation and will engage participants in the mystery and wonder of exploring owl pellets.

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  • This event is limited to 15 student participants per day, ages 8 to 12 only.
  • All materials are provided: One large owl pellet per participant, dissection tools, and informative handouts.
  • Parents/guardians are required to remain on the premises during this event and are included in both the intro and conclusion. Activities such as free behind-the-scenes tours of the Lab and bird-related movies will be available throughout the program’s three hour timeframe.
  • FREE PARKING!
  • This event will be videotaped and participants will be asked to sign a release form.
  • Pre-registration is required, at least 24 hours before the event. No walk-in registrations accepted.
  • No refunds unless the event is cancelled due to insufficient registrations or events beyond the control of the Lab.
  • In the event of inclement weather, we will contact all registrants.

Click here to choose your day and pay $15 registration online.

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
http://store.birds.cornell.edu/product_p/birdsleuth-diss.htm

Venue

the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
Phone:
607-254-2489
Website:
www.birds.cornell.edu

Organizer

BirdSleuth – Dissect Owl Pellets
Phone:
607-254-2489
Website:
www.birdsleuth.org