Great Lakes, Great Careers
Students play a question-asking game to investigate careers relating to marine and aquatic science, then conduct Internet research to further investigate the career of their choice.
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Career Exploration Lessons
Wow, 189 pages of worksheets, activities, and materials for youngsters to begin their career exploration! Topics covered include how to become a proactive worker, foundational career terminology, learning styles, resume writing, and much...
6th - 7th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Link to the Lake Erie Water Snake
Eager ecology learners read about characteristics of the Lake Erie water snake and the round goby fish. They find that the goby is an invasive species, introduced to Lake Erie in 1990, and has since had an impact on the water snake...
7th - 12th Science
What Are the Hazards of Shipping on the Great Lakes?
An online animation demonstrates how the lock system between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan works. Pupils then construct their own models of the lock system out of shoe boxes that they bring from home. This is an educational activity...
7th - 8th Science
Changing Planet: The Warming of Our Large Lakes - Reasons for Concern
Another A+ lesson plan on the impact of climate change comes to you from the National Earth Science Teachers Association. In this installment, learners model the stratification of water in lakes due to temperature differences. The lab...
7th - 10th Science