a Late-Season Monarch Make it to Mexico?
True Stories About
fall weather suddenly turns cold, many students write to say they're worried
about butterflies they're raising in their classrooms. Is it possible
for a late-season monarch to make it to Mexico?
by Mrs. Kloewer's Class in York, Nebraska
can answer this question for yourself by studying tagging data. Tag recoveries
are posted on the Monarch Watch site. (A "recovery" means the tagged butterfly
through the records and find recoveries of monarchs that were tagged in
your state or province.
the tagged monarchs that were recovered Mexico, what's the latest date
one was tagged?
it's possible for a late season monarch to make it?
- Is it
likely? Explain your thinking.
Science Education Standards
Use data to conduct a reasonable explanation. (K-4)
descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence. (5-8)
World in Spatial Terms
How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies
to acquire, process, and report information.