Shoebox Science Kits

Owls

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Mini-collections bring the museum to your classroom.

Shoebox Science Kits

Small specimen collections for classroom use.

Fee: $15.00/week + return shipping
Rental duration: 1 week


SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

SPECIMENS:
EZ 1028A Great horned Owl skull (Bubo virginianus)
EZ 1028B Great horned owl jaw (Bubo virginianus)
EZ 1029A Screech owl skull (Otus asio)
EZ 1029B Screech owl wing (Otus asio)
EZ 1029C Screech owl tail (Otus asio)
EZ 1030 Owl pellet (dissected)
EZ 1031 Two screech owl feet (two great horned owl talons)
EZ 1032 Black Duck wing (Anas rubripes)
EZ 1033 Great horned Owl skull and sceloritc

TOOLS:
3 Hand lenses
Paper towel tube

INFORMATION SHEETS:
Suggestions for kit use
Activity sheets:
      Pellets
      Wings
      Feet
      Skulls and Hearing
      Skulls and Sight
Photo of duck and owl wings
Owls of Nebraska (2 sheets)
Pellet activity:
      Picture Key to Small Mammals (2 sheets)
      Points to Look at for Identification sheet
      Small Mammal Skeleton Diagram

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
Birds - Action Science by Carolyn Boulton
Amazing Birds by Alexandra Parsons
Peterson First Guides to Birds of North America
4 Owl Zoobooks
Owls of Nebraska (2 sheets)
Owl Pellets Project Wild (Optional Activity)