National Wildlife Federation: Massive Migrations (Grades 5 - 8)

Students will map and calculate the migration routes of Arctic species to learn about animals that spend part of their lives in the Arctic and how they are connected to other parts of the world for food and shelter.

Objectives:
• Measure the distances traveled by migratory Arctic species.
• Identify Arctic species that spend parts of the year in their own local areas.
• Explain how migratory Arctic species meet their habitat requirements in various regimes.

Grade Level: 5-8
Subject Areas: science, math, and geography

Time to Complete: 50-60 minute class period


Science Topics
Zoology
Math Topics
Measurement & Time
Animals
Birds
Social Studies Topics
Geography
K-6, Middle School, Educator
5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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