Lake Ontario Teacher Resources
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Fish and zooplankton habitat through remote sensing
High schoolers are exposed to the variety of ways in which scientist use remote sensing and it used in everyday life. They investigate about zooplankton and fish. Students list the two important groups of organisms in both aquatic and marine environments.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Fish and Zooplankton Through Remote Sensing
Ecology aces examine sea surface temperature maps and relate temperatures to concentration in fish and zooplankton populations. Take your class to a computer lab and provide experience with actual remote sensing data. Some of the links no longer work, but there is plenty of material here to make for an effective experience.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Action for the Great Lakes
Students review the geography of the Great Lakes and explore their importance in depth. In groups, they conduct Internet research on a topic related to the Great Lakes. Then they formulate a plan of action to address one of these issues.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Take Me to the River! Using the Black River for Earth Science Review
Ninth graders use maps to identify landscape regions and drainage patterns producing the Black River. They create PowerPoint presentations pertaining to the Black River watershed, its geologic history and highlighting safe rafting procedures.
9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Do Some Research - Lake Ontario
In this geography research instructional activity, students use the library or Internet to locate information about the largest body of fresh water which forms a natural border between the United States and Canada. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to accompany the answer.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Working with Watermills
In collaborative groups, emerging engineers or environmental scientists plan and construct a water wheel or watermill that rotates for a total of three minutes. Everything you need to carry out this lesson is included: objectives, background information (both historical and scientific), and more!
3rd - 12th Science 61 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hydrology and Landforms
Three days of erosion exploration await your elementary geologists. Learners begin by examining rivers via Google Earth, then they model water flow in sand, and finally, they identify resulting landforms. This lesson is written specifically for residents of Ohio, but with a little preparation, it can be adapted to your local watershed.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed by the New York Regents.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 259 Downloads
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science 112 Views 356 Downloads
Michigan Food: From Farm to You
Learners recognize Michigan on a map and understand how its climate is affected by the Great Lakes. In this Michigan food lesson, students play a trivia game to identify the produce of Michigan. Learners relate the climate in each part of Michigan and why it is good for the particular crop grown there.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads