For more ideas
visit our 2006-2007
class project page
and small groups
Track the monarchs and
Track the cranes via
via WWF Canada
Please support Operation
World Wildlife Fund Canada
Monarchs and Whooping Cranes on Fall Migration
and the Wanderings of Polar Bears
follow the migrations, in real time, via the internet and plot monarch
and crane progress on side-by-side tracking maps in our school
library. Our tracking data for these species is obtained via maps and news reports
posted on the Journey North
website (monarchs and cranes), on the Operation
Migration website (cranes).
A Grade 4 club member examining the
North monarch roost map
We update our monarch tracking map
with observations sent to Journey
by observers across North America.
here for mapping instructions.
We update our Whooping Crane tracking map
using data from the Journey
North and Operation
websites.. We record the distance flown and the distance
still to fly on the sign in the lower right corner of the map.
We also track the wanderings
of Polar Bears being monitored, via satellite, by World Wildlife Fund
Canada and plot their routes on a map.
Grade 2 club member examining the
on the Polar
Bear Tracker website
We update our Polar Bear tracking map