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Links for Educators

Great Lakes Aquarium
The Great Lakes Aquarium provides on-site and outreach educational programming to learners of all ages. Daily interpretive programs give guests the opportunity to learn more about resident animals while watching them eat, play or interact with the staff.
Bell Museum of Natural History
One of a select group of museums in the U.S. that combine collections, education, and research to fulfill its mission.
Education World
A comprehensive source of Education Links on the Internet. Over 35,000 URL's to-date in its database. You can search by keyword or a Topic List.
Exotic Aquatics on the Move
Information to help teachers and students learn about the ecological impacts of aquatic invasive species and how to make environmentally responsible decisions to help prevent their spread.
An online introduction to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields.
North House Folk School
This school in Grand Marais, MN offers a Lake Superior Education program in addtion to many courses in traditional regional crafts.
Minnesota’s interactive directory of environmental education resources.
The Bridge
A unique clearinghouse of the best K-12 marine science education sites available.
Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
A regional center offering a wide variety of programs focused on enhancing the teaching and learning of science, mathematics, and environmental education.
Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)
This network of regional centers offers materials and activities to educators to enhance Ocean/Great Lakes Science education.
Inland Seas Education Association
This non-profit organization’s mission is to provide a floating classroom where people of all ages can gain first-hand training and experience in the Great Lakes ecosystem.
Center for Great Lakes Environmental Education
The Center leads awareness of and access to information about Great Lakes environmental subjects by promoting learning links for teachers, students and other stakeholders in the international Great Lakes-St. Lawrence basin ecosystem.
Curricula Links From Lakesuperiorstreams.org
Links to assist teachers in creating a water-based curriculum for elementary and high school students.
Teachers’ Corner
A web-based clearinghouse for K-12 Great Lakes and fisheries education resources offering educators professional reviews of instructional materials, free lessons correlated to Michigan Science Benchmarks, a chart for comparing materials, links to related resources, and a discussion forum.

For Educators:


Cynthia Hagley
Environmental Quality Educator
Marte Kitson
Environmental Literacy Extension Educator

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