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Animal Behavior Studies

Engage students in authentic animal behavior research using the live fish collection at Great Lakes Aquarium.

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
Binoculars

Binoculars

Field ready binoculars – two sets of 15 available.
MinnAqua Fish Printing Teaching Kit

Fish Senses

Rubber fish replicas engage students with science and art.

Decoding Diatoms

Students will practice microorganism identification using local water samples and apply this understanding to a study of diatoms found in Lake George.