Monarch Butterfly
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Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration
Home Visit With
the de Jesus Family of Comunidad Garatachea

Points for Discussion

  • In this region, a typical family of 8 lives on about 30 pesos per week. How much is this per person? What could your family buy for that amount? For the exchange rate, see: The Universal Currency Converter
  • Food from around the world probably reaches your table every day. Over a week's time, record the names of all the countries from which you receive food. What could you eat if you could ONLY eat food grown on your own land?
  • The monarch's winter habitat is the oyamel fir forest. The local people in this region cut the oyamel and use the wood for: _________. (Look through the pictures on these pages and see how many uses of wood you can find.)

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