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Educator Spotlight: Supporting Monarch Butterflies

Shernina Nichols led her second-graders through an exploration of monarch butterflies, including their life cycle and migration routes. Learning about the challenges monarchs face to survive inspired students to plant milkweed on their school campus and advocate for community members to support the butterflies. Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Supporting Monarch Butterflies

The Case Of The Disappearing Butterflies

Curious about today’s Google Doodle? Read all about it right here! By Alyson Foster Content & Collections Specialist, National Geographic Library   For years, it was a longstanding mystery. After dancing and skimming in summer meadows from Canada to Texas and Florida, where did the monarch butterflies go with the approach of autumn? That they streamed south was certain. That they sometimes congregated in immense numbers … Continue reading The Case Of The Disappearing Butterflies

July 2009 Newsletter

Read the July 2009 Newsletter “Become a “Citizen Scientist””

 Inside
Geofeature:
Project Burst, “Can Plants Reveal Climate Change?”
Geography in the news: Apollo turns 40
Blog: How to find a Fossa 


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