GREAT Lakes!

Theme:Water Conservation
Location:Eagle's Nest (Inside Upper Level)
Map #:35
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This activity demonstrates the Great Lakes watershed, comparing size, volume and elevation of each lake with respect to the earth.  Through an interactive display, students will piece the watershed together, allowing students to understand that we are all connected to the Great Lakes.

Made possible by the Children’s Water Education Council.

Key Messages

  • to become familiar with the size, depth, volume, elevation and flow of the Great lakes
  • to understand that the Great lakes are all connected in a large watershed system that flows into the Atlantic Ocean
  • to realize that what we do can affect the Great lakes watershed system


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