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52 resources with the concept animal migration

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Spiders: The First Web Developers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"You can always out run a spider." - Petra Sierwald, associate curator of insects at the Field Museum. Scientists identified more than 45,000 species of spiders, and an enchanting video explains how they identify each species as unique....
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Using Empirical Data in the Classroom: Raptor Migrations!

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Raptor flight patterns align with seasonal changes in net primary productivity. Here is a thought-provoking lesson that uses empirical data from a video to help scholars understand raptor migrations, producers/consumers, and ecosystems....
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Birds that Hibernate in Lakes?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Birds seem to disappear at various times of the year, and many early theories about this phenomenon turned out to be wrong. The video introduces two of these theories as well as how scientists learned the truth. It explains a few...
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Coriolis Effect: Flying... South?

For Students 9th - 12th
It turns out there's a lot more to heading south for the winter for migratory birds! Study the Coriolis Effect with a fun, hands-on teaching tool. Pupils take to the skies as a small red bird bound for the tropics from his frosty home at...
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Seasons of a Plant

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The third in a series of six lessons is an engaging three-part activity defines that discusses phenology, focusing on the cyclic seasons of plants. Pupils then observe phenology outside before determining how climate change can...
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Migration, Adaptation, and Changing Climates

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It is easy for humans to adapt to changing environments, but how do animals and plants do it? Classes discuss how plants and animals deal with environmental changes in the second of seven lessons. Through questions and discussions,...
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Unit 3 Pre-Test, Grades 7–9

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Earth's systems respond to changes in environments in all types of ways including migration, extinction, adaptation, immigration, and emigration to name a few. Part one in a series of seven is a pre-test consisting of 14 questions. Some...
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Where Do Birds Go In Winter?

For Students 6th - 12th
The poet Homer believed that birds went to battle tribes of goat-riding dwarfs during the winter. As the video explains, this myth and many others that seem crazy to us now, wasn't questioned for many years. The reality isn't quite as...
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What is Wind Power's Risk to Birds?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How is risk determined? Through the use of a reading passage, individuals or groups learn about bird interactions with man made structures along with wind turbines. Pupils use information from the second reading passage to conduct an...
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Massive Migrations

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Turn your students into flocks of migratory birds for this fun lesson on animal migration. Prior to the activity, the teacher creates four different migration routes in the classroom or any available open space, labeling nesting...
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Does It Move On It's Own?

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young scientists look at drawings of six animals, then match up a word that describes how they move. The words are: hop, crawl, swim, fly, run, and jump. They also answer two additional questions about the animals and how they move. A...
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Migration Activities for Kids

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
For as long as there has been life on earth, animals, including humans, have used migration as a means of survival. This collection of activities supports young scientists as they learn about this behavioral adaptation, encouraging them...
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Walk Like Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There's nothing like a good movement activity for young learners. In this one, everyone pretends to be a certain kind of animal and moves in a way that the animal really does. First, a brainstorm session is held where the kids name the...
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A Matter of Survival

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders dance with inspiration from wild animals. In this creative movement lesson, 4th graders watch a video clip and then move like an animal might move in their natural surroundings.
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Move it Like An Animal

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners investigate how animals move. For this animals lesson, students use pictures of animals and demonstrate how each of them moves from place to place.
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Science - Learning About Migration

For Students 5th - 8th
In this animal migration worksheet, students learn about animals that migrate. They then answer the 11 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Migration Nation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the concept of animal migration. They explore the migratory patterns of four different animals. Specifically, they search for on-line information about the natural history of animals and explore reasons why animals might...
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Global Greenup

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students utilize satellite images to track the life cycle of vegetational growth over a large area. Animal migratory patterns are compared to this cycle.
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Life-Cycle Sleuth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze an animal's life cycle and behaviors, and examine what animals need to stay alive and reproduce. They develop theories and hypotheses about the reasons for migrations, using the Journey North online project.
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Animal Movements

For Teachers Pre-K
Students become familiar with the movement of various animals.  In this animal movement lesson, students relate their knowledge of animal movements to the music they are moving to.
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Can You Do It? I Can Do It!

For Teachers K
Students explore animal movements. They listen to the book, 'From Head to Toe,' discuss the animal movements, and imitate the animal actions during a rereading of the story.
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Animal Movements

For Teachers K - 1st
Students discuss the behavior of different animals and how they move. They explore the ways that this helps them live and find food in their environment. They participate in a game that requires them to mimic the ways in which animals move.
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How Does a Migration Move Forward?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students record and examine migration data, and calculate how fast and far a migrating animal travels and what influences its progression. They utilize the Journey North website to follow their migrating animals.
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Animal Movements

For Teachers Pre-K
Students evaluate biology by identifying animal anatomy. In this animal characteristic lesson, students examine pictures of horses, rabbits, bees and other animals while discussing their method of transportation. Students listen to an...