How and why do humans modify physical environments?  

The purpose of this unit is the integration of an optional STEM inquiry activity for 6th grade GIANTS Unit 3, Lesson 3, Step 2. This extension activity is intended to shift students from the role of passive user to active creator as they research, design, and build a “City of the Future.”

Author:  Aaron Eling, Grand Haven Area Public Schools

How Do We Keep The Great Lakes Great?

Students will gain geographical and historical understanding of the Great Lakes and how these iconic lakes have shaped life for Michigan citizens across time.Students will be introduced to current events challenging the current state of the lakes and invited to take action.

Author:  Chelsea Blair, Elementary Educator

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