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The Great Lake Superior Learning Kit free sample lesson
Grade level: 3-6Date: 1992 Program cost: Free
Subjects: environmental studies, geography, health, language arts, science
Publisher: Lake Superior Center (Great Lakes Aquarium)
Correlated to education standards? Yes
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Table of Contents

synopsis:
A traveling kit containing activities and resources for discovery-based classroom activities focusing on Lake Superior concepts and issues: world fresh/salt water comparison; cooperative stewardship; biomagnification and bioacccumulation in food chains; watersheds; and animal adaptations.

review:
This traveling kit contains activities and resources for discovery-based classroom activities focusing on Lake Superior. Resources include books, magazines, video and/or audio tapes, posters, maps, and all materials or equipment (including lesson plans) necessary for each activity. This traveling kit features six activities that address the following issues: world fresh/salt water comparison; cooperative stewardship; biomagnification and bioacccumulation in food chains; watersheds; and animal adaptations.

Issue 1: HabitatKey Characteristic 1: Accuracy
Issue 2: PollutionKey Characteristic 2: Depth
Issue 3: InvasivesKey Characteristic 3: Skills
Issue 4: EcosystemKey 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.