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VU students testing area waters
The Northwest Indiana Times (11/21)
Students of Valparaiso University, Ind., were at Lake Michigan to work on water quality measurements for an Environmental Protection Agency education project.

Forest Hills students put surf boards to the test in Lake Michigan
MLive (11/20)
Surf’s up! Well at least it was for some lucky students from Forest Hills Public Schools on Thursday, Nov. 19. Twenty students from each of the district’s three high schools had an opportunity to surf 10- to 12-foot waves at Grand Haven State Park, Mich.

City says yes to dock sale
Traverse City Record-Eagle (11/3)
In Traverse City, Mich., commissioners agreed to sell the coal dock marina to a group of nonprofit organizations focused on Great Lakes history, education and environmental protection to expand use for nonprofits and construct new, modern facilities.

TVDSB high school students learn about importance of Great Lakes
St. Thomas Times-Journal (10/31)
Participants at the Lake Erie Student Conference spent the day in Port Stanley, Ont., taking demonstrations on water quality testing, commercial fishing, birds of prey and the threat of invasive species.

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Are you interested in learning more about the Great Lakes? Start your exploration with an Introduction to the Great Lakes. Do you have a specific question about the Great Lakes that you've been wondering about? Visit the Great Lakes Vault of Knowledge to submit questions and get answers.

TEACH Great Lakes features mini-lessons on many Great Lakes topics: environment, history & culture, geography, pollution, and careers & business. Geared for elementary through high school students, the modules are continually expanded and updated and include links to a glossary to help explain scientific terms and acronyms. Explore the Great Lakes at your fingertips!

New! We have a special module just for you! Our Teachers' Corner reviews numerous Great Lakes, fish and fisheries teaching materials and tells you how to order them. Download free lesson plans, share your thoughts on message boards, and more.

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