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Attack Pack

This kit features twelve lessons for a variety of ages that relate to invasive species in the Great Lakes.

Freshwater Estuary/Wetlands Model: Exploring Estuary and Wetland Functions

As the St. Louis River flows into Lake Superior, it creates a freshwater estuary.  This dynamic area can provide several important aquatic habitats; open water, sediment on the bottom and wetlands along the shoreline. Students will observe the characteristics of wetlands and estuaries through the use of a model and identify their importance to the health of aquatic… View More

Wild Rice Detective

Students will learn about the life cycle of wild rice and traditional harvesting methods. Then, students will solve mysteries concerning damage and predation to wild rice specimens using inquiry-based scientific methods and real-life data.

Fish Families

Students learn to identify characteristics of five Minnesota fish families.