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Dissecting the Food Web: An Owl Pellet Investigation
January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Discover the excitement of dissecting owl pellets with the world’s bird experts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Using resources and activities from our owl pellet kit, this webinar expands on the classic owl pellet activity by exploring the complexity of ecosystem interactions and learning how predators such as owls impact food webs. Walk away with new ideas, fun facts about owls, and the opportunity to purchase owl pellet kits, complete with lesson plans, for your students.
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.
While this webinar is free and open to all educators, the content is targeted to 3-7 grade school teachers.