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will use real tracking data from juvenile golden eagles of Denali
National Park and Preserve to gain an understanding of animal migration.
Using satellite telemetry data collected by Carol McIntyre,
a wildlife biologist at Denali, students will discover the migratory
pathways, winter range and summer range of Denali's juvenile golden
eagles. Park managers
need to know where these eagles spend time around the year so that
they can protect them.
unit is designed for grades 3-8.
Some animals migrate in order to survive. Animals need specific
adaptations to know when, where and how to migrate. Researchers
can study migration by tracking animals on their journey.
are a wildlife biologist explaining to the public the migration
of golden eagles and the importance of Denali National Park
and Preserve to conserving golden eagle populations throughout
Alaska and the western United States.
and geography standards