Keep a Gray Whale Migration Journal

Click-and-Print Journal Pages
Inspire students to think like scientists as they follow the gray whale migration. Page by page, the journal is a workplace where students explore ever-changing events, record compelling questions, formulate hypotheses, document discoveries, and chronicle each step of their learning journey. Encourage students to include migration data charts and graphs in their journals.


Journal Page: Studying the Photograph

Gray whale migration analysis chart

Reading Migration Updates

Examining Images

Summarizing and Analyzing Migration Data

Teaching Tips and Helpful Links

Teaching Tips
You and students can also use the journal pages to assess their emerging understanding. Read student reflections together and discuss their thinking. Or collect the booklet or pages periodically and use Post-it Notes for your comments.

Helpful Links