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Give your students a hands-on connection to nature and science. Great Lakes in My World offers indoor and outdoor activities you can integrate into your curriculum.

Great Lakes in My World K-8

Our elementary/middle school curriculum covers lakes, sand dunes, wetlands, human communities, history and geology. The 480-page book includes 80 lesson plans, assessment rubrics, student journal pages, Creature Cards featuring 66 Great Lakes plants and animals, and a CD with additional resources.

Great Lakes in My World 9-12

Our high school curriculum focuses on Great Lakes coastal habitats. The 169-page book includes 17 lesson plans, assessment rubrics, student journal pages, Creature Cards featuring 66 Great Lakes plants and animals, and a USB flash drive with additional resources.

Standards Alignment

Great Lakes in My World activities align with Next Generation Science and Common Core standards. K-8 activities also address state standards in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. See standards alignment.

Questions? Email our education department.