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Fall Monarch Migration
A Guided Tour for Teachers

Are you ready to embark on a real-time, scientific journey to Mexico with monarch butterflies and other citizen scientists?

This Fall Monarch Migration Guided Tour is your planning resource.

Step 1: Follow Monarch Migration
Build a sense of wonder about monarchs and migration. Start with the big questions surrounding fall migration.

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Step 2: Be a Citizen Scientist
Citizen science involves everyday people in the process of scientific research and discovery. Join people across North America by contributing your monarch observations.


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Step 3: Observe and Identify
Cultivate your observation and identification skills. Migration reports
must be accurate for the data to be valid and useful.


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Step 4: Review and Report Observations
As monarchs travel to Mexico through your hometown, what signs of migration might you see? Learn when, where, and how to observe and report fall sightings.


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Step 5: Examine Needs and Habitat
Observe seasonal change and explore how monarchs and their habitat are affected.