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Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River
In this social studies instructional activity, middle schoolers find the words that declare the details of the Great Lakes and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
The Ie Storm 1998: Maps and facts activity
Students investigate the St. Lawrence River Valley, ice Storm of 1998. In this middle school mathematics lesson, students interpret ice storm data from tables and maps. Students write about their own experiences of the ice storm.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Mighty Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System
Students participate in a variety of activities in a unit about the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System. They create a diorama, read related stories, and correspond with other classes located in other port cities along the St Lawrence...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts