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Students devise a plan to protect the Great Lakes. In this environmental lesson, students conduct research to identify nonprofit groups that help protect the waterways. Students write letters to the Congressman or a nonprofit organization about the importance of preserving the Great Lakes.
If you are looking for a way to explore Michigan's resources, physical features, and more, this lesson plan is for you. After discussing Michigan and the Great Lakes, learners fill out a graphic organizer identifying the state's natural resources and industry. Included in this packet is an information sheet about the state and cards with regional information.
Fourth graders discover the reasons why people migrated to the Midwestern portion of the United States. In this Midwest migration lesson, 4th graders study vocabulary associated with the lesson, watch two videos, and draw pictures of the travels using an assigned web site. They discuss the development of the assembly line in relation to the Ford Company and decide how this affected the migration.