The guiding question in this activity is,“How does energy flow through an ecosystem?” You will need to purchase sterilized owl pellets from a reputable vendor for this activity. While we recommend events be free, this activity is very popular and can get quite costly. Students will learn about predators, prey, producers, and consumers. Before beginning this activity, we recommend you read Chapters 9 and 12 which are in this book selection. Chapter 9 is an overview of the section and introduces the format used to present ideas for Family Science Night activities. Chapter 12 features activities that we believe to be advanced level. A materials list, references, safety notes, standards, and teacher background information are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, Introduction, and Index.

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