Past Programs

2006 Teacher Institute Week I Itinerary

2006 Teacher Institute Week 2 Itinerary

Week I Slide Show

Week 2 Slide Show

What Students Need to Know About Great Lakes Maritime Transportation (PDF)

2006 Lesson Plans & Teaching Units

K-12 Maritime Transportation Glossary (PDF)

K-12 Maritime Transportation Teaching Resources

Maritime Transportation Teaching Resources List (PDF)

Maritime Transportation System Report - Stewart (PDF)

Did You Know Quiz? (PDF)

Did You Know Quiz? ANSWERS

Maritime Transportation Pre-/Post Test (Pregitzer) (PDF)

Maritime Transportation Pre-/Post ANSWERS (Pregitzer) (PDF)


Duluth Seaway Port Authority
Class Photos

Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District Website

Soo Locks Webcam

Duluth Harbor Webcam

COSEE Great Lakes program







Schedule for Week 2:

Mon-Friday, July 31-Aug. 4, 2006 (east. end of Lake Superior and eastern U.P. Michigan)
TENTATIVE (5/17/06)

Monday, July 31 (Houghton to Munising, MI)
8:30 am – Depart Houghton
10 am - Iron Industry Museum (Negaunee, MI)
Noon – Box lunch in Harbor Park
1 pm – City of Marquette Harbor & Economic Development
Great Lakes Issues – Tom Baldini, U.S. Rep. Stupak’s U.P. representative and former International
Joint Commission (IJC) member
3 pm - Marquette Maritime Museum
6:30 pm – Pictured Rocks N.P. Boat Tour
9:00 pm – Overnight at Sunset Motel on Munising Bay

Tuesday, August 1 (Munising to Sault Ste Marie, MI)
8:30 am – Depart Munising
10 am - Whitefish Point Shipwreck Museum
Noon – Drive to Sault Ste. Marie; box lunch enroute
2 pm - Soo Locks Visitor Center
3-5 pm - Soo Boat tour
5:30 pm – Dinner on your own
7 pm – Soo Locks Park in Sault Ste Marie, ON
9:00 pm – Overnight at (Ramada) Ojibway Hotel across from Soo Locks Park in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Wednesday, August 2 (Sault Ste Marie, MI)
8:30 am-Noon - U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service
Noon – Lunch at Clyde’s
1 pm – Tour Edison Sault Electric Co. low-head hydroelectric plant & power canal
2 pm – Tour of Valley Camp freighter museum
3 pm – On Your Own: Tower of History Lookout, River of History Museum, and historic homes of Bishop Baraga, Henry Schoolcraft, and Jim Johnston
7 pm – Dinner on your own
9:00 pm – Overnight at (Ramada) Ojibway Hotel across from Soo Locks Park in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Thursday, August 3 (Sault Ste Marie, MI to Escanaba)
8:30 am – Tour of St. Mary’s Paper & Algoma Steel in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (TBA)
Noon – Box lunch from AngGio’s Panini Grill. Drive to Manistique (2.5 hrs)
3 pm – Tour of Manistique Harbor Superfund Cleanup (TBA)
4 pm – Tour of historic Fayette State Park (former iron smelting site)
6 pm – Drive to Escanaba
7 pm – Dinner
8 pm - Overnight at House of Ludington Hotel in Escanaba

Friday, August 4 (Escanaba to Houghton, MI)
8:30 am – Economics of Great Lakes Shipping by Great Lakes Maritime Academy & Merchant Marine Service(TBA)
11 am - City of Escanaba Port Expansion plan & tour
Noon – Lunch & Group discussion: What are the “big ideas” regarding Great Lakes Maritime Transportation that your students should know about?
1 pm – Course ends. Depart for Houghton (via Marquette)
4 pm – Arrive Houghton

**All participants must bring their birth certificate for crossing the international border into Canada.


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