Content Area: ScienceGrade Level: 3Summery: The purpose of this power point is to make students familiar with the 4 greatlakes and know characteristics, making it easy for one to identify them.Learning Objective: Given websites and notes to write down about major water landforms, students will play jeopardy after the presentation in groups, answering questionswith 100 percent accuracy.Content standard: GLE 0307.7.1 Use information and illustrations to identify theearth’s major landforms and water bodies.Accomplishments: SPI 0307.7.1 Classify landforms and bodies of water according totheir geological features and identify them on a map.
Which 5 are right?Great lakes Great fakes Take turns dragging the different lakes into the appropriate boxes:Ontario Holmes Erie Michigan Huron Superior Pickwick Kentucky
The Correct Answers: Great Lakes: Great fakes:Huron PickwickOntario KentuckyMichigan HomesErieSuperior
There are 5 great lakes. • Huron • Ontario • Michigan • Erie • SuperiorAll of the lakes are located in the north eastern area inthe united states. Here is a website for you to explore some facts about the great lakes and to take notes from each lake http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/
The 5 great lakes can be remembered through a simple acronym: H.O.M.E.SThe definition for acronym can be found here: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ acronym
Lake HuronLake Huron is thesecond largest GreatLake by surface areaand the fifth largestfreshwater lake in theworld. http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/huron.html For our game at the end you will need to explore this website to gather information on Lake Huron.
Lake Ontario Lake Ontario: easternmost, smallest in surface areaFor more information on Lake Ontario: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_ Ontario
Lake Michigan Lake Michigan is the third largest of the great lakes and the 6th largest lake in the world!To learn more on LakeMichigan: http://www.lakemichiganangler.com /info/info.htm
Lake Erie: fourth largest lake (by surface area) of the five tenth largest globally southernmost shallowest smallest by volume.To research Lake Erie more: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:La ke-Erie.svg&page=1
Lake Superior• Largest of the 5• Northern most great lakeMore facts of lake superior: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Superi or
Correct Answers:1.) Lake Superior2.) Lake Michigan3.) Lake Huron4.) Lake Erie5.) Lake ontario
Summary:Throughout the power point, the students should learn the names andlocations of the great lakes. They should be able to label them on a map andrank them in size after researching and taking notes. After the power point, thelearners will play a game based on the information they learned from thepresentation and links provided. When tested on the information, they shouldanswer with 1oo% accuracy.