Monarch Migration

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It takes four generations of Monarch butterflies to complete the migratory path from the Rockies to Mexico each year, so how do they know where to go? The answer may surprise you; it certainly surprised the scientists who figured it out! In addition to learning about their migration, discover how Monarchs group together to help each other survive. The video is in Spanish with English subtitles. 

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Pros

  • Fascinating look into the migration tools built into Monarch butterflies
  • Excellent example of a successful adaptation
Cons

  • Supplemental materials would be helpful
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