New ideas and strategies for teaching with owl pellets. The basics are not overlooked in this well-illustrated, 16-page teacher's guide. Background information about the common barn owl, pellets, prey species, and pellet analysis are provided. Alternative classroom uses and methods for using owl pellets are detailed as well as teaching objectives, teaching methods, and reference materials. Worksheets on barn owl food habits, the food web, inquiry sheets, skeletal anatomy, and common objects found in pellets are also included.