Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 22, 2006
Monarchs Arrive at Sanctuaries!
Sharpen your pencils for this calculation. How
long did they travel?
Left at 3:47PM Thursday, 11/09/06
in Angangueo at 11:40AM Thursday, 11/16/06
many days, hours, and minutes did they travel?
Many Butterflies Traveled to Mexico this year?
butterflies from 3,086 classrooms!
many butterflies fill these boxes?
you ESTIMATE? Go find your answer and compare with ours!
We told you:
The total weight of all of the butterflies
was 360 pounds, and
3,190 butterflies weighed 19
Total weight of all boxes
of butterflies = 360 pounds.
calculated like this:
3,190 butterflies = 19 pounds; "x" butterflies
= 360 pounds
"x" = 60,442 butterflies
Do you agree? How did you calculate the estimated total?
Aboarrrd?!" 2006 Symbolic Migration Passenger List
2006 brought a record number of symbolic butterflies. We hope we have
reported each and every envelope that came to the staging grounds in
Minnesota. Check for your school:
lists are compiled in alphabetical order by name (not abbreviation)
of state, province, or country. (All countries are
mixed together.) Please carefully check the lists for your school.
If you sent butterflies to Journey North and you do not find your
name on the list, don't be alarmed. Send any questions
feedback form. (Include
full name and address, and the number of butterflies you sent.)
Buen Viaje Mariposas!
Migration Art Gallery Including New
and feast your eyes on a sampling of this year's symbolic butterflies.
Imagine the excitement they will bring to the school children
Mexico! All of the paper butterflies carry beautiful
messages of caring and hope for the safety
during their winter stay in the sanctuary areas. They are ambassadors
of good will and friendship.
We think you'll love visiting this special exhibition of your fine
Tour the Gallery, enjoy the artwork, and see if you can find
your Calendar! Here What's Next for Your Symbolic Butterflies:
of donors to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation proudly
your Butterflies are in the care of the Mexican people, read
about life in the sanctuary region.
Next Symbolic Monarch Migration Update Will be Posted on December
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