Unit Plan

Mammal Food Webs

This Mammal Food Webs unit plan also includes:

You are what you eat—or at least a part of what you eat. Budding scientists examine owl pellets to develop their own food webs. They use tooth and skull identification techniques to classify what they find.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate during a unit that studies trophic levels or wildlife conservation
  • Have pupils draw their own food webs to match their discoveries in the owl pellets
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires materials that require ordering in advance 
  • Emphasizes scientific vocabulary throughout
  • Uses a collaborative approach to encourage communication and discussion
  • None