Activity #3-Migrants in Glacier Bay
1. Before you begin: Read the directions to the Copper River International Migratory Bird Initiative: Winging Northward, A Shorebird's Journey. Print the Background of the game for students to read and the cards needed to play the game. Have on hand a large supply of index cards for students to use when they create their own Migratory Bird Game.
2. The migration of shore birds
3. Research migrating birds of Glacier Bay
Note: Below are four excellent Internet sites to help students research the assigned bird.
4. Write a resource page on the migrating birds of Glacier Bay
5. Assessing the game
Creating new migratory games
Did You Know?
Red-backed voles are a keystone species. Many forest trees rely on mycorrhizal fungi to help them grow. Red-backed voles are one of few animals that eat these fungi and are important in their dispersal.