CANADA GEESE

YOUR ROLE--Your group will be responsible for three main tasks.

TASK #1-- Why do geese migrate?

You will be visiting the websites below to learn about geese and discover why they travel. When you find out the answers you will be making a trading card. Get a 5x8 card for your trading card. On one side write a paragraph about geese. Included in your paragraph should be what is migration and why geese need to do it. Then illustrate a picture of a goose on the other side. Now you have a card to share with your classmates. Click on the websites below to find out the information needed to make your trading card.

CANADA GEESE

FLY AWAY HOME

CANADA GOOSE MUSEUM

 

TASK #2--Where do they go?

Now you will be showing the path Canada geese take as they migrate. You will be getting a copy of a world map. On that map you will show the path they take. Be sure to show on your map where most Canada geese start and end their migration at. Either get a copy of a map from your teacher or click on the map symbol below to print out a copy for you to use.

CLICK HERE

 

Below is the web site link that will help you locate the migration path of the canada goose.

Map site

 

 

TASK #3--What factors help decide the success of their trip?

Now use the information that you have learned about canada geese to write a creative fiction story about a goose. Pretend you are that goose. Describe your journey. Be sure to include in your story some hazards faced by the migrating canada geese.