National Wildlife Federation: Massive Migrations (Grades 9 - 12)

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 bird species.
• Calculate percent difference between migratory bird routes.
• 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: 9-12
Subject Areas: science, math, and geography
Time to Complete: 50-60 minute class period


Science Topics
Zoology
Math Topics
Measurement & Time, Ratios, Rates & Percents
Animals
Birds
Social Studies Topics
Geography
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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