Comparative Skeletal Anatomy Kit

Featuring Carolina's cleared and stained specimens

Grades 9-12. For a class of 30. Students gain a deep understanding of the vertebrate endoskeleton by dissecting an owl pellet and examining cleared and stained frog, snake, and rat specimens. Through these activities, students study anatomical differences, homologous structures, and examine evolutionary pathways.
A Wise Introduction to Dissection - Carolina™ Owl Pellet Dissection

Bring the fun of exploring the natural world into your classroom. Owl pellet products are safe and easy to use for students of all ages. Excellent for hands-on, inquiry-based learning, Carolina owl pellet dissection activities will excite and engage your students. They also help you meet many National Science EducationStandards and state standards at the same time!
  • Discover insights into raptor's feeding habits and food webs
  • Study ecosystems, predator/prey relationships, even the role of enzymes in digestion
  • Integrate science, reading, math, and social studies activities
  • Investigate the type and availability of prey in an area
How are owl pellets formed?