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Owls: Teachers

Owl Fun!

Snowy Owl

PBS's Nature program “Magic of the Snowy Owl” might be of special interest as you study owls.

The North Carolina Public Schools have a “predator” and “prey” activity in its character education booklet for first graders that teaches responsibility and perseverance. Find the “Owl Predator Feeding Game” on page 27 of this PDF file.

There's an Owl in the Shower — a lesson plan about old growth forests, the logging industry and the Spotted Owl.

Owl Lesson Plans


Here's a lesson plan to accompany your reading of Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat.

Here are two lessons on dissecting owl pellets in the classroom — from HotChalk and Canteach.

Peek into the lives of some nesting Barn Owls and watch them at a live owlcam.

Owl Resources


42eXplore has lots of resources for teachers teaching an owl unit.

Learn more about owl pellets, even how to distinguish between pellets. No pellets handy? No problem — do a Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection from Kidwings! While there, be sure to check out their just-for-fun pages for crossword puzzles, matching games, and word searches!

And here's more from Kidwings — nests of knowledge in a kid-friendly site about owls. Enjoy!!!

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