Tale: Two Clues Led the Scientists to the Monarchs
monarch expert Dr. Bill Calvert's story about finding the monarch's
overwintering region. Then write about and discuss
- What were
the two geographic clues that led Dr. Calvert and Dr. Brower directly
to the monarch wintering region?
- Why didn't
Dr. Urquhart want to tell the exact location of the monarch wintering
- The National
Geographic article contained a piece of inaccurate information about
the location of the monarch wintering sites. What was it?
- Do you
think the magazine should have revealed the location of the sites? Why
or why not? Explain how you would have handled their concern.
- What new
things did you learn about the discovery of the monarch overwintering
region from Dr. Calvert's story?
- Why does
Dr. Calvert say the monarchs seek out the high mountain habitat?