Curriculum Filter Results

Ruffe Musical Chairs

Students use role-play to mimic the behavior of an invasive, non-native fish called Eurasian ruffe (pronounced rough) to experience firsthand how and why the species has multiplied so rapidly in some Great Lakes harbors.

Downloads:

Details

Subject Areas:
Grade Levels: ,
Topics:
Great Lakes Literacy Principles:


Beat the Barriers

This board game teaches students about the various methods used to limit the sea lamprey population in the Great Lakes. Students assume the identity of sea lampreys and attempt to migrate from Lake Ontario to Lake Superior.

Downloads:

Details

Subject Areas:
Grade Levels: ,
Topics:
Great Lakes Literacy Principles:


Pour a Pond

Students pour pond water into hula hoops on shower curtains to create their own “pond.” They then work together using dichotomous keys to identify organisms.

Downloads:

Details

Subject Areas:
Grade Levels: ,
Topics:
Great Lakes Literacy Principles:


Beach Mysteries

Students learn about bacteria as an indicator of beach water quality for swimming. In groups they solve
hypothetical problems associated with beaches. Then students write persuasive essays on the issue.

Downloads:

Details

Subject Areas: ,
Grade Levels: ,
Topics:
Great Lakes Literacy Principles:


Hydropoly: A Decision Making Game

Students play a board game to hone their decision-making skills. Through the various choices posed in the game, they are asked to consider both economic and environmental well being in making decisions.

Downloads:

Details

Subject Areas:
Grade Levels: ,
Topics: , ,
Great Lakes Literacy Principles: