News Update: May 9 , 2008        Name _____________________ 

Highlights from the Migration Trail
(Teachers: Map is hotlinked for larger projection on smartboard or screen.)

Migration Map >>

Sightings Database >>

Find the latest news about the cranes. Click the tool beside the migration map. Look in the sightings database for news about each crane.

Now You're the Expert!
Describe whooping crane migration for someone who knows nothing about it. Draw facts from the migration map, the sightings database, the arrival log and the cranes' biographies. Explain how cranes learn to migrate, how fast and far they travel, how often they rest, and the dangers they face along the way. Give your expert opinion and tell how people can help whooping cranes continue to recover from the brink of extinction.