The Climate of the Monarch Sanctaries in Mexico
What Do Two Pictures Tell You?
Look closely at the pictures below. Notice exactly when they were taken.
do you know about the climate of the monarch's winter habitat from these
pictures? Write your answer in your science journal. Tell the clues you
see, then explain how you think this climate might affect the monarchs.
After thinking this through by yourself, find out what
other students think:
10 at 4 pm
11 at 9 am
Student Jennifer Wiley, and her professor Dr. Linda Fink, are shown
here at the monarch butterfly sanctuary called "Sierra Chincua."
The scientists are part of Dr. Lincoln Brower’s research expedition
from Sweet Briar College.
the pictures for a larger view.)
Copyright Dr. Lincoln Brower and Dr. Linda Fink, Sweet Briar College
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