Skulls

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Goals:

students will be able to recognize predator and prey species as consumers

students will use the skulls to understand the food chain and food web


Activity:

have the skulls and pictures of skulls to have students identify key features such as eye location and teeth to determine if the species is predator or prey.

have them determine what the organism ate, what role it played in the environment, and why it is important for us to know that


For more help identifying skulls

http://calscomm.cals.cornell.edu/naturalist/Naturalist-Outreach-Mammal-skull-identification.pdf