Western Upper Michigan Science Center
Michigan Tech
GLMRI

Archive 2007

Whitefish Point Lighthouse &
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

K-8 Lessons & Activities

 



  1. Timeline of Shipwrecks
  2. Jill Schaeffer
    Grade 2, Math and Social Studies

  1. Life in a Great Lakes Lighthouse
  2. Vernon Schutter
    Grade 2, English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies

  1. Plot the Path
  2. Mary Anne Otten
    Grade 2, Math, Science and Social Studies (can be adapted for older grades)

  1. For Whom the Bell Tolls
  2. Janet Larson
    Grade 4, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Great Lakes Great Graphing
  2. Cristi Cryderman Smith and Rebekah Meyers
    Grade 4, Math and Social Studies

  1. Surfmen of Shipwreck Coast
  2. Melinda Green
    Grade 4, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Following the Light: Lighthouses Along the Great Lakes
  2. Marci Paulsen
    Grade 4, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Passport to Paradise
  2. Sandi Longhini
    Grade 4, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Where Are They Now?
  2. Carlton Bishop
    Grade 5, English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies

  1. Nose It All: The Whitefish Point Riddle Game of Fun and Mystery
  2. Craig Goff
    Grades 5-8, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Great Lakes! Great Lives!
  2. Jean Dunstan
    Grade 7, English Language Arts and Social Studies

  1. Wrecks & Rescues
  2. Carrie Miller
    Grades 6-8, Math and Social Studies

Appendix   Glossary of Nautical Terms



Project coordinator and editor:
Joan Chadde, Education Program Coordinator
Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics & Environmental Education
105 Dillman Hall - Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI  49931
Tel: 906-487-3341  Email: jchadde@mtu.edu  Web: www.wupcenter.mtu.edu

Graphic design by: 
Susan Sanders  susan_sanders@nps.gov

Developed with funding from the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute  www.glmri.org  with support from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/

To order a notebook of 12 lessons ($15 includes shipping/handling),
contact Sue Jones at Tel: 1-800-635-1742 or  sue@shipwreckmuseum.com

 

This workshop is supported with a grant from the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute (http://www.glmri.org)

Co-Sponsors and Contributors include:
♦ Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
♦ Whitefish Point Lighthouse & Shipwreck Museum ♦ Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society

Contact the WUP Center

Last Update: 09/22/2008

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