How is a Human Vacation Like Monarch Migration?

List similarities and differences.

(Note: As soon as students get the idea, let them pose their own comparisons rather than give them ideas from the list below.)

Human Travel

Monarch Migration

Travel in vehicle (car, plane, train) Have only a body (equipped with wings)
Gasoline fuels the trip Stored fat (lipids) fuel the migration
A map, directions or another person is needed when traveling to a new place Instinct guides the way
Use calendars and clocks to tell when it's time to come and go Internal, biological clocks keep good time
Children travel with family Monarchs travel alone (even when only a few days old)!
Usually travel for enjoyment, to visit relatives, etc. Must migrate to survive
Create the habitat they need where ever travel Can only survive in specific habitat

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