Great Lakes Most Unwanted
Students identify invasive species to the Great Lakes. They analyze the impact that the species have on the ecosystem. They discover ways in which the invasive species have been introduced into the water.
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Who Are the Aliens in Our Inland Seas?
Students work in teams to research specific landforms in Great Lakes Watershed, compile information into data table, and write legend explaining landform for children's book. Students then research area surrounding landform, compile...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Impact of Invasive Species on Food Webs and Ecosystems
Fifth graders explore how invasive species affect the Great Lakes. In this science lesson, 5th graders research invasive species and create a food chain involving the invasive species. Students discuss how the environment is affected by...
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