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    Fly Away! (Migration Cues)

    Fly Away! (Migration Cues)

    In "Fly Away! (Migration Cues)," students will learn how different animals use different senses to know when to migrate and how to navigate. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 5 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (Bird Modeling)

    Fly Away! (Bird Modeling)

    In "Fly Away! (Bird Modeling)," students will learn the physical and behavioral adaptations that help golden eagles migrate long distances successfully. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 7 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (The Safe Zone)

    Fly Away! (The Safe Zone)

    In "Fly Away! (The Safe Zone)," students will learn how researchers study migratory patterns. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 11 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (Which Way Do We Go?)

    Fly Away! (Which Way Do We Go?)

    In "Fly Away! (Which Way Do We Go?)," students will learn how researchers study migratory patterns. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 9 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (Climate and Migration Patterns)

    Fly Away! (Climate and Migration Patterns)

    In "Fly Away! (Climate and Migration Patterns)," students will learn about Denali's climate and seasons and why some animals - like eagles - spend different seasons in different climates. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 3 of the unit.

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    The People and the Land (Team Research)

    The People and the Land (Team Research)

    In "People and the Land (Team Research)," students will examine similarities and differences between Native Alaskan and Euro-American cultures. Our "People and the Land" unit is broken into five lesson plans, taking 30 - 180 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 5 of the unit.

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    The People and the Land (Coming Together)

    In "People and the Land (Coming Together)," students will discover the need for cooperation to maintain the common good. Our "People and the Land" unit is broken into five lesson plans, taking 30 - 180 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 3 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (The Race South)

    Fly Away! (The Race South)

    In "Fly Away! (The Race South)," students will learn how researchers study migratory patterns. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 10 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (Spatial Migration Game)

    Fly Away! (Spatial Migration Game)

    In "Fly Away! (Spatial Migration Game)," students will learn how different species use different methods of migration. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 4 of the unit.

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    Fly Away! (Climates and Seasons)

    Fly Away! (Climates and Seasons)

    In "Fly Away! (Exploring Migration)," students will know how the earth's orbit around the sun affects climate and seasons, and how climate varies across the globe. Our extensive "Fly Away!" curricula unit is broken into twelve lesson plans, each taking 30 - 90 minutes to complete, and targeted at varying grade levels. A class needn't complete every lesson in the unit - each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources. This is lesson 2 of the unit.

Did You Know?

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Nearly 500 vegetation plots have been installed in Denali, to monitor climate change. Warmer temperatures allow woody plants to grow at higher elevations, invading the fragile and unique plants already in high alpine tundra - and threatening the animals that depend on those specialized plants.