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Month: March 2018

1964-270

Year: 1964 Text in Photo: CREW 713 A Pheasant Counc Wilderness Conoe Base Posted by Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association on 2016-02-05 18:06:55 Tagged: , Charles L. Sommers , Northern Tier , Boy Scouts of America , Canoeing , Boundary Waters ,...

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1964-281

Year: 1964 Text in Photo: 31 CREW 713 K Pheasant Posted by Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association on 2016-02-05 18:09:02 Tagged: , Charles L. Sommers , Northern Tier , Boy Scouts of America , Canoeing , Boundary Waters ,...

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1965-610

Year: 1965 Text in Photo: CREW 722D Pheasant Counc Charles L Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base,Reguon Jen Posted by Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association on 2016-02-05 20:29:02 Tagged: , Charles L. Sommers , Northern Tier , Boy Scouts of America , Canoeing , Boundary Waters ,...

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Owl Pellet Activities – Fun Learning Process

There are several owl pellet activities that can be done prior to, and after, the actual dissection of an owl pellet by a student. Depending on how these activities are approached, the activities can provide an excellent opportunity for all students at all grade levels to engage in hands-on, inquiry based learning in life science, using science as inquiry. A pre-discussion on the subject should be done prior to the actual activities so students. Back ground information about birds of prey can be discussed which eventually leads to focus more on owls and owl pellets. Part of the discussion should include the use of pellets for scientific study of small mammals and their distribution, which helped map the areas occupied by certain small creatures that might otherwise have escaped detection. As a pre-activity, groups of students can be asked to do a research on different kinds of owls like the Great-horned owl, barred owl, barn owl, and screech owl. In addition, familiarize students with the keywords such as carnivore, predator, prey, food chain, and food web. The research can be shared in class by the students themselves. The most exciting and fun activity for most students is the actual owl dissection. Using owl pellet kits in the appropriate level for students will allow them hands-on understanding about the objective of the activity. Students can perform the dissection individually or...

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1965-749

Year: 1965 Crew Number: 802A Guide Name: Greg Granum Comments: Entered by: Dave Hyink "Pheasant Council Provisional Crew. Dave Hyink (eventually known as ""The Pleasant Pheasant"" in the cowboy hat and Explorer shirt and Rick Passenheim (to right) were staff members at Camp Iyataka that summer and got to fill the two remaining spots. " Text in Photo: CREW 802A Pheasant Cia Wi ae Posted by Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association on 2016-02-05 20:40:58 Tagged: , Charles L. Sommers , Northern Tier , Boy Scouts of America , Canoeing , Boundary Waters , camp iyataka , cowboy hat ,...

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