In this movie, you’ll learn why animals migrate, or move to a different place. Some animals migrate to find better sources of food, water, or shelter. Others migrate so they can find a safe place to breed or raise their young. Some animals store up fat and blubber to help them migrate thousands of miles, while others stop along the way to eat. How might animals know where to migrate? How do they know when to migrate? Watch the movie to find out!

Migration Background Information for Teachers and Families

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about migration. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Migration. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Migration Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about migration. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Migration topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »