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Innovating Science® - Small Group Learning: Owl Pellet Dissection Lab Activity

Small Group Learning:  Owl Pellet Dissection Lab Activity

Product # IS3016-SGL

Owls have a specialized digestive tract which helps them expel the indigestible parts of their prey in pellet form. Dissecting an owl pellet can teach students the concepts of food webs and food chains while identifying the small animals that are prey for the owls. The pellets are heat sterilized and individually wrapped.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: LS1.A; LS2.A; LS2.B; LS1.B
Performance Expectations: 4-LS1-1; 5-LS2-1; MS-LS1-4
Cross Cutting Concepts: Systems and System Models; Cause and Effect
Engineering Practices: Engaging in Argument from Evidence; Developing and Using Models

Kit Includes:
5 Owl Pellets
10 Dissecting Probes
5 Forceps
5 Plastic Rulers
5 Hand Magnifiers
20 Nitrile Gloves

Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

DOT Info:

*"Next Generation Science Standards" is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information go to

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