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By: Michael Heinen
Driving Question
Answers <ul><li>Swim 15 miles a day.  </li></ul><ul><li>Have a minimum range of 1250 miles. </li></ul><ul><li>Return regul...
Answers #2 <ul><li>Don’t all follow one pattern. </li></ul><ul><li>Different ages go different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Ver...
Why do animals migrate <ul><li>To find food. (Whale Shark) </li></ul><ul><li>To find a better climate. </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Amazing migrations <ul><li>The humpback whale migrates up to 5,000 miles to find breeding grounds and then migrates back f...
Other facts <ul><li>The largest fish on earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be as big as a school bus (46 feet). </li></ul><ul><l...
Other facts #2 <ul><li>Have approximately 3000 tiny teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>They are fish not whales. </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Bibliography <ul><li>&quot; Why Do Animals Migrate?  | LiveScience .&quot;  Current News on Space, Animals, Technology, He...
Bibliography #2 <ul><li>&quot; Whale Shark .&quot;  The Province of New Brunswick Canada . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <...
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  1. 1. By: Michael Heinen
  2. 2. Driving Question
  3. 3. Answers <ul><li>Swim 15 miles a day. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a minimum range of 1250 miles. </li></ul><ul><li>Return regularly to the same seasonal feeding locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Some in the Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>migrate to Australia's west </li></ul><ul><li>coast. </li></ul>Here’s the migration of a whale shark that was tagged
  4. 4. Answers #2 <ul><li>Don’t all follow one pattern. </li></ul><ul><li>Different ages go different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Very spread out. </li></ul><ul><li>Normally migrate in spring. </li></ul><ul><li>Some migrations can take years. </li></ul>Range of location of the whale shark.
  5. 5. Why do animals migrate <ul><li>To find food. (Whale Shark) </li></ul><ul><li>To find a better climate. </li></ul><ul><li>To find breeding grounds. </li></ul>Here are some migrating stingrays
  6. 6. Amazing migrations <ul><li>The humpback whale migrates up to 5,000 miles to find breeding grounds and then migrates back for food. </li></ul><ul><li>The monarch butterfly travel 2000 miles from Canada to Mexico to find a better climate. </li></ul><ul><li>The Pacific salmon spends its adult life in the ocean the migrates upstream to the river it was born in to breed. </li></ul><ul><li>The bar-tailed godwit is a bird that migrates from Alaska to New Zealand, non-stop in search for a better climate. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other facts <ul><li>The largest fish on earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be as big as a school bus (46 feet). </li></ul><ul><li>Average weight is 20 tons. </li></ul><ul><li>Filter feeders. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat plankton and small fish. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer 75 degree water. </li></ul><ul><li>Spots and stripes help them </li></ul><ul><li>blend in. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other facts #2 <ul><li>Have approximately 3000 tiny teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>They are fish not whales. </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific name: </li></ul><ul><li>Rhincodon Typus. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot; Why Do Animals Migrate? | LiveScience .&quot; Current News on Space, Animals, Technology, Health, Environment, Culture and History | LiveScience . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Sept. 2011. <http://www.livescience.com/10235-animals-migrate.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Distribution and migration: Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) Issues Paper.&quot; Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC) - Home Page . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/publications/recovery/r-typus-issues/distribution-and-migration.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Grabianowski, Ed. &quot;HowStuffWorks &quot;How Animal Migration Works&quot;.&quot; HowStuffWorks &quot;Animals&quot; . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Sept. 2011. <http://animals.howstuffworks.com/animal-facts/animal-migration.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Stingray Migration Pictures | Travel the world with Carrie and Jonathan!.&quot; Travel the world with Carrie and Jonathan! . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Sept. 2011. <http://www.carrieandjonathan.com/stingray-migration-pictures/>. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bibliography #2 <ul><li>&quot; Whale Shark .&quot; The Province of New Brunswick Canada . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <http://www.new-brunswick.net/new-brunswick/sharks/species/whale.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) - Marine Species Conservation.&quot; Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC) - Home Page . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/species/sharks/whaleshark/index.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Whale Sharks - Whale Shark Pictures - Whale Shark Facts - National Geographic.&quot; Animals - Animal Pictures - Wild Animal Facts - Nat Geo Wild - National Geographic . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/whale-shark/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;taylorlifescience / Whale Sharks.&quot; taylorlifescience / FrontPage . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <http://taylorlifescience.pbworks.com/w/page/19601015/Whale-Sharks>. </li></ul>
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