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Inquiries in Science®: Building Ecological Pyramids Kit

Product: (backordered: in stock 7/14/22)


  • Analyze animal remains to determine food chains and energy flow
  • Explore environmental impact based on students' own food selections
  • Create food pyramids based on individual student diets

Grades 9–12. Explore how energy moves through an ecosystem. Students analyze the contents of owl pellets and construct ecological pyramids to represent the data collected. After discussing their results, students are then challenged to apply their knowledge by constructing an ecological pyramid based on the foods they themselves eat. Kit includes enough materials for at least 30 students working in groups. Receive a FREE digital Teacher's Manual and Student Guide with kit purchase.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Heat Transfer Kit
  • 16 Large Owl Pellets
  • 32 Wooden Probes
  • 16 Plastic Forceps
  • 16 Hand Lenses
  • 15 Laminated Pyramid Worksheets
  • 15 Dry-Erase Markers
  • 1 Owl Food Chain Poster
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 30 Paper Plates
  • 15 Rulers
  • 1 Roll of Clear Tape
  •  Graphing Paper
  •  Paper Towels
  •  Dissecting Microscope (optional)
  •  Calculators (optional)
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