RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Claim. Evidence. Reasoning.
This week we will do our infamous "Owl Pellet Dissection" to better understand the predator/prey relationship in an ecosystem. Student will "dissect" or pull apart an owl pellet to determine the prey (rodents) of a predator (the owl).
We will also watch a video about owl pellet collectors and then start our study guide for the upcoming quiz on ecosystems - 35 points on December 7!
Click on this link to access all the vocabulary words the students need to know for this unit on "Ecosystems".
Week at a Glance:
Monday & Tuesday: "Ecosystem in a Jar" - Observe # 3 (10 points), Owl Pellet Dissection (20 points), Video "Owl Pellet Collector"
Wednesday & Thursday: "Hoo eats whoo?" worksheet 1 & worksheet 2 (10 points), Owl Family Survival Activity, Bill Nye "Food Web"
Friday: Study Guide "Ecosystems Booklet" (10 points)
*** All links to the actual assignments are in blue! ***