Caribou Year Teacher Materials


The web activity called A Caribou Year looks at the yearly movements of the Porcupine Caribou herd, seasonal caribou activities, and seasonal activities of the scientists who study the herd. "A Caribou Year" presents a map of the yearly movements of the caribou herd, and includes readings about the caribou and caribou scientists. The teacher materials provided below can be used in conjunction with that activity, and include a multiple-choice test of the readings.

The "Caribou Year" information is available on the web or in a print version, while the teaching materials are available only in print form:

Web version of "A Caribou Year":

  • Interlinked web pages for "A Caribou Year" are available in the Wildlife section of this web site. Students using the web pages should click on text lines below the map to link to the appropriate readings.

Print version of "A Caribou Year":

Print the following pages for your students:

  • Map showing an example of yearly movements of the Porcupine herd caribou. (522 KB pdf file)
  • Text information about the yearly activities of Porcupine herd caribou. (70 KB pdf file)
  • Text information about the yearly activities of Porcupine Caribou herd scientists. (75 KB pdf file)

Teaching Materials to accompany "A Caribou Year":