Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Butterflies -- Migration

View Resource Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration

Journey North, an Annenberg Media "Learner Online" science education program, uses the Internet to track migration and signs of spring. Each year, students and teachers across North America go online (beginning on Groundhog's Day), to share their observations of the changing seasons. Targeting K-12 and high school students, the colorful homepage offers several interactive features -- from student...
View Resource Butterflies of North America

For those with a budding interest in lepidoptery (the study of butterflies), this fine online resource presented by the USGS's Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center will be worth checking out. Currently, the site covers the butterfly species and populations throughout the United States and northern Mexico, with a section on Canada planned for the future. By utilizing the interactive map,...
View Resource JourneyNorth: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration

Not many websites bring together whooping cranes, gray whales, and bald eagles, but this educational resource from Annenberg Media manages to do just that. The site is designed to help students learn more about the global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change by drawing on their own observations. On the homepage, visitors can click on a diverse set of animals to learn more about their...
View Resource NOVA: Journey of the Butterflies

Where do butterflies journey each year? Many in North America end up in a sanctuary in the highlands of Mexico and NOVA has the complete story on this remarkable migration. To capture this story, NOVA's filmmakers used a helicopter, ultralight, and hot-air balloon for amazing aerial views along the transcontinental route. Visitors can watch the entire program here, including a number of great...