How much does an owl eat?


 

In our experiment, we dissected 6 owl pellets from one owl. We will use the data we gathered from this experiment to find an average of how many mice our owl eats in a day, week, month, and year. Using the calculator on the left side of the screen and the data we gathered from our six owl pellets, find the answers to following problems. When you have figured out how many mice our owl eats in a year, click the continue button at the bottom of the page. You must have the correct answer to move to the next page.

Data collected

Pellet 1 - 1 mouse
Pellet 2 - 3 mice
Pellet 3 - 1 mouse
Pellet 4 - 2 mice
Pellet 5 - 2 mice
Pellet 6 - 3 mice
   
Problems

Answers

1. What is the average number of mice in each pellet?
2. Owls make two pellets each day. How many mice are eaten in one day?
3. How many mice does our owl eat on average in a week?
4. How many mice does our owl eat on average in a month (30 days)?
5. How many mice does our owl eat on average in a year (365 days)?