WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
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Learn about barn owls and what foods they like to eat as you dissect an owl pellet! This complete classroom owl pellet study kit includes materials for 30 students plus a six page teacher's guide with information on food webs and habitats, the unique anatomy of a barn owl, and more.
The classroom owl pellet study kit is designed for up to 30 students to work in pairs and includes 15 large owl pellets (1.5" or larger) and 30 student worksheets with full dissection instructions as well as a diagram of a rodent skeleton to help identify bones. The teacher's guide has background information, additional ideas for classroom activities, and includes two additional reproducible worksheets: food web and a dichotomous key for skull identification. The large owl pellets in this kit are foil wrapped and dry heat sterilized.
Safety Information: Our owl pellets have been dry heat sterilized for a minimum of 4 hours at 250°F to kill bacteria and viruses naturally present. Even so, we highly recommend that you follow these guidelines when working with owl pellets: