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?
There are 17 national park areas in Alaska and it is home to two-thirds of the land in the entire national park system. The National Park Service manages 39 million acres in Alaska.