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National Geographic Channel’s Great Migrations is a seven-part global programming event that takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species.
Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, Great Migrations tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet’s species and their movements, while revealing new scientific discoveries with breathtaking high-definition clarity.
The education resources on this page invite you to share videos from the series with your students, and will help you bring content about animal migration and behavior to your classroom.
Materials created with the generous support of the National Geographic Channel.
National Geographic Channel’s groundbreaking series explores the massive movement of animal populations around the planet. The project chronicles these inspirational, often harrowing journeys that are marked by unforgiving odds, and what it means to move like your life depends on it.
In this companion book, animal journeys are illustrated with images by National Geographic-caliber photographers and with iconic stills from the film. Informational sidebars throughout the book highlight new technology, scientists and photographers in the field, and the backstories behind Great Migrations.
Created for young animal lovers—and for the nation's schools, where migration is taught as part of the core curriculum—this book spotlights wild creatures of highest interest to children, with fascinating facts and at-a-glance information on where, why, and how animals migrate.
Find brief video clips from Great Migrations for use in your classroom.
Witness the dramatic measures that Nat Geo crews took to get the brilliant shots for this epic television event. Follow along as the team swims with sharks, faces an enormous sandstorm moving at 60 miles per hour, and more.