The Great Migration


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For thousands of years and countless generations, migratory birds have flown the same long-distance paths between their breeding and feeding grounds. Understanding the routes these birds take, called “flyways,” helps conservation efforts and gives scientists better knowledge of global changes, both natural and man-made.

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: Current Science, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, People in Science, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Ecology & Ecosystems, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere

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