These sites are about animal migration. Learn what migration is, when and why animals have to migrate, what kinds of animals migrate, and what animals have to do to get ready for these changes. Includes migration maps, videos, lesson plans, and animation. There are links to eThemes Resources on Butterflies and Monarch Migration and Hibernation.
Watch this 2-minute video clip to see where and when the sandhill crane migrate and how they learn to migration. Click on "Learn more about sandhill cranes" to find more quick facts, habitat, and mating. NOTE: This site includes banner-ads and popup ads.
This site is devoted to the migration of hummingbirds. There are facts, reading materials, and classroom activities about hummingbird migration in the Resources section. Includes interactive migration maps. Students can also participate in a migration tracking project online.
These are sites provide information on the life cycle, habitats, and behaviors of butterflies. View images and see the distribution of various butterfly species. Learn about wildlife migration and why it occurs. Several sites focus on monarch butterflies and their annual migration. An eMINTS WebQuest on monarch butterflies and their life cycle is linked.
These sites are about animal hibernation. Learn what hibernation is, when and why animals hibernate, what kinds of animals hibernate, and what animals have to do to get ready for these changes. Includes animations, lesson plans, and printouts. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Migration.