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November 12, 2010: Migration Day 34
this a great Whooping Crane Story Hat? Crane
studies are BIG at K.W. Barrett Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia.
Laurie Sullivan, Ph.D., Barrett Elementary
air on the ground was dead still when the team woke up. But Joe's
test flight dashed hopes of leaving today. Flying
right into the wind, the
best air speed Joe could get would mean a flight time at least 3
hours and 16 minutes to
the next stop. With trikes carrying about 3 hours and 30 minutes
of fuel, it was too risky. Meanwhile,
today's photo shows that the weather doesn't stop kids in classrooms
everywhere from learning about Whooping cranes! Read more, below.
can help the team win a grant for $25,000 to continue helping
the cranes! Visit
Refresh Challenge website to vote for Operation Migration
today. You can vote every day until Dec. 31.
the Classroom: Journal or
closely at the story hat in today's
photo. Printing the photos in the
daily updates or in Journey North
make your own story hat.
Maybe you will tell about the chicks'
lives in flight school before migration,
or else their lives as babies. Or
will you summarize the journey south
so far? What would the photos on
YOUR story hat tell?
in Action to find
out what other classrooms are doing.
both cranes and planes
to answer: What
are two reasons why the
team believed a flight
today would be unsafe?
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).