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Article:

The Great Horned Owl in the Oxbow


This article is from Issue Student Scientist - Vol. 10 No. 1.

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In this study, the student scientists wanted to determine if the oxbow a good habitat for the great horned owl.

Welcome Section

Note to Educators

Journal Lesson Plan

Reflection Section Answer Guide

 

Additional Resources for this Article:
"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Life Science
  • People and Science

"Environmental Topics" covered in this article:
  • Forest and Grassland Use (Educators)
  • The Value of Forests and Grasslands (Educators)
  • Wildlife and Endangered Species (Educators)
  • Wildlife and Endangered Species (Students)

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • Characteristics of Scientists

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Energy
  • Food chain

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Natural hazards (F)
  • Nature of science (G)
  • Populations and ecosystems (C)
  • Regulation and behavior (C)
  • Risks and benefits (F)
  • Science and technology in society (F)
  • Science as a human endeavor (G)
  • Understandings about science and technology (E)
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry (A)