and Data for Plotting the Migration
First, choose your map and your mapping method.
- Many teachers
simply print and analzye our migration map. The map is found in each
daily migration report when the migration is underway, along with a
link to the data. (See right.)
- If mapping
skills are your focus, you may want to plot the migration.
may purchase this recommended
map, print a blank
migration map, or make your own hand-made
teachers plot the migration as a class. Others give students individual
maps so they can practice mapping skills themselves.
Information about the cranes' location is provided in each daily migration
report. Date, County, State, Latitude, and Longitude are given. Don't
be worried if you miss a day or two! Notice the chart includes cumulative
Crane Migration Map