Great Lakes Teaching Resources

*Bennett, Thomas R. 1995. Shoreline Processes of the Great Lakes. Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality – Land & Water Management Division – Shoreline Management Unit (Land & Water Management Technical Report 95-1)

 

Durbin, William. 2000. My Name Is America: The Journal of Otto Peltonen A Finnish Immigrant, Hibbing, MN, 1905.  Scholastic.

 

*Graham, Loren. 1995. A Face in the Rock. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angelos, CA.

 

*Great Lakes Aquarium. 1998. Lake Effects: The Lake Superior Curriculum Guide for Grades K-8. Lake Superior Center, Duluth, MN.

 

Huber, N. King.  1975.  The Geologic Story of Isle Royale National Park.  Geological Survey Bulletin 1309. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

 

*LaBerge, Gene L. 1994. Geology of the Lake Superior Region. Geoscience Press, Inc. Tuscon, AZ.

 

*National Science Teacher Association’s The Science Teacher, Science Scope, and Science and Children Writing Guidelines (www.nsta.org )

 

*Shaw, Byron, Christine Mechenich and Lowell Klessig. 2002. Understanding Lake Data. University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension.

 

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Government of Canada. 1995. The Great Lakes: An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book

 

Wetzel, Robert G., 1994. Limnology: Lake and River Ecosystems. 2001. Academic Press.

 

 

*These books will be provided to participants during the institute.

 

Additional readings will be suggested during the institute.

 

 


Web Sites for Great Lakes Information

 

Great Lakes Information Network    http://www.great-lakes.net/  

 

Great Lakes Environmental Atlas and Resource Book     www.cciw.ca/glimr/data/great-lakes-atlas/intro.html

 

EPA Great Lakes National Program Office    www.epa.gov/glnpo

                       

Great Lakes Science Center      www.glsc.nbs.gov 

 

Michigan Sea Grant                                             

 

T.E.A.C.H. Great Lakes                                              

 

Lake Superior Fish                                             

 

Bell LIVE UMD Education   http://www1.umn.edu/bellmuse/mnideals/greatlakes/whatbelllive.html

 

Center for Great Lakes Environmental Education     http://www.greatlakesed.org/directory.html

                                                                                               

Michigan DEQ Environmental Education           

 

Michigan Department of Education.  2000.    http://cdp.mde.state.mi.us/science/#Benchmarks

Michigan Curriculum Framework: Interactive Links to Content Strands, Standards, and Benchmarks. 

 

Understanding Lake Data (a PDF guide)  http://www1.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3582.PDF

 

Water on the Web (University of Minnesota)      http://wow.nrri.umn.edu/wow/overview.html

Contains pdf version of Primer on Limnology and access to real-time data on Minnesota lakes using robotics

 

 

LAKE SUPERIOR WATERSHED

www.glaquarium.org    

Great Lakes Aquarium at the Lake Superior Center in Duluth, MN

 

http://chmac2.chem.mtu.edu/KITES/kites.html

Keweenaw Interdisciplinary Transport Experiment in Superior (KITES)

Project Coordinator:  Sarah Green, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department,

Michigan Technological University        

 

http://chmac2.chem.mtu.edu/KITES/images.html

Historical and current maps of Lake Superior are under "other images"

 

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~jrbudd/kites/lst93_98/index.html

1993-98 comparison of Lake Superior surface temperatures

 

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/great_lakes/lakersi/lars/avhrr_archive/avhrr_archive.html

Index of satellite images for Lake Superior and other Great Lakes