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Lake Superior Ecosystem Learning Kit free sample lesson
Grade level: 4-10Date: 1992 Program cost: Free
Subjects: environmental science, geography, math, science
Publisher: Lake Superior Center
Correlated to education standards? Yes
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Table of Contents

synopsis:
This traveling kit features five activities that address the following topics: exotic species, depth profiles, geology, and the biological, chemical, and physical components of a lake.

review:
This traveling kit contains activities and resources for discovery-based classroom activities focusing on Lake Superior. Resources include books, magazines, video and/or audiotapes, posters, maps, and all materials or equipment (including lesson plans) necessary for each activity. The traveling kit features five activities that address the following topics: exotic species, depth profiles, geology, and the biological, chemical, and physical components of a lake. The activity "What is a Lake?" provides students with an introduction to the scientific process through an in-depth study of a lake, the creation of an artificial lake, sampling, conducting research, and analyzing and interpreting data.

Issue 1: Habitat - Key Characteristic 1: Accuracy
Issue 2: PollutionKey Characteristic 2: Depth
Issue 3: InvasivesKey Characteristic 3: Skills
Issue 4: Ecosystem - Key Characteristic 4: Action
Issue 5: Biodiversity - Key Characteristic 5: Soundness
Issue 6: Build Fisheries - Key Characteristic 6: Usability
Issue 7: Treaty Rights -
Assessment of Coverage:
- none or N/A
limited
fair
moderately good
good
Issue 8: Manage Fisheries -
Issue 9: Stewardship
Issue 10: Fishing -
Issue 11: Careers -
 

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Disclaimer: The reviews of this and the other Great Lakes Fisheries education materials were conducted by a single independent reviewer. The views of this reviewer do not necessarily reflect the views of GLIN, the Great Lakes Commission, the Great Lakes Fishery Trust, or the University of Michigan.