Center for Great Lakes Literacy
The Center aims to develop a community of Great Lakes literate educators, students, scientists, environmental professionals, and citizen volunteers, dedicated to improved Great Lakes stewardship.
Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum (2013)
Lessons and activities introduce students to the effects of climate change on the Great Lakes region through classroom activities and outdoor labs. The lessons are developed for classroom teachers, but most can be adapted for informal education settings.
How well do you know the Great Lakes? (2014)
An interactive lesson where learners construct the five Great Lakes from string and use paper “water” and “fish” to demonstrate comparisons between the lakes.
What is the impact of beach litter? (2014)
An interactive lesson where learners construct a web of factors that may increase or decrease as a result of beach litter
A complete list of Ohio Sea Grant Curricula and Educational Publications is available on the Products page.
- Decision Making Curricula for the Great Lakes
14 high school lessons emphasizing decision making and problem solving for Great Lakes issues
- Activities for the Changing Earth System
20 middle and high school activities focusing on the science of global change
- Earth Systems – Education Activities for Great Lakes Schools
67 middle and high school activities for learning about the Great Lakes
- Great Lakes Instructional Materials for a Changing Earth System
40 middle and high school activities addressing climate change in the Great Lakes
- Lake-Aware Kids Engaged in Relevant Science
21 middle school activities addressing shoreline science and issues
- Supplemental Curriculum Activities to accompany Holling Clancy Holling’s Paddle-to-the-Sea
More than 25 lessons for grades 4 – 8 that accompany each chapter of Paddle-to-the-Sea