Environmental Science Series: Owl Pellets


Sun, Mar 19, 2023


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Keystone Kidspace

10 East Hamilton Avenue
York, PA 17401

Free parking is available in the Smalls Field parking lot across from our main entrance on East Hamilton Avenue. 

  Age Range

Ages 8 +

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Learn about some of the native owls that we have in Pennsylvania and their unique adaptations. One of their unusual adaptations is how they eat and digest (or don’t) their food. We will spend some time dissecting an owl pellet and seeing what types of things they may have been eating.

Workshop is intended for kids ages 8+, or 6 and up if accompanied by an adult (no charge for the adult).

Participants will be dissecting an owl pellet. They have been sterilized and are safe to handle.


Speaker: Lauren Fauth

Lauren Fauth

Lauren Fauth joined the National Aquarium in May 2012 and currently holds the position of Manager of Education Programs, she oversees school programs both in the Aquarium building and at schools, homeschool programming, teacher professional development and summer camp programs. Lauren’s passion is to bring students into new experiences to foster a connection with the marine (or terrestrial) world. She is always looking for new ways to provide opportunities to both students and teachers to become engaged with the outdoors. Prior to coming to the National Aquarium, she worked in North Carolina at two of the North Carolina State Aquariums where she gained her love of teaching environmental science. She also works/volunteers at Nixon Park Nature Center, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and Make A Wish. When not working, Lauren can be found hanging out with her husband, daughter, and dogs (both resident and foster) most of the time exploring nature!