Students are given the opportunity to collect data on teeth from skulls of endangered species studied by National Zoo scientists, develop a hypothesis about what each animal might eat and why, and then confirm their conclusions using a Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Mammal Identification Guidebook to determine the consumer group of each skull.
Virginia Science Standards Reference: 3.1, 3.5
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SCBI Front Royal Education Office
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Front Royal, VA 22630