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Final Great Lakes Power Point

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A summary of my power point on the Great Lakes.

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Final Great Lakes Power Point

  1. 1. The Great Lakes<br />What you should know<br />By John Lees<br />
  2. 2. There are 5 Great Lakes<br />Huron<br />Ontario<br />Michigan<br />Erie<br />Superior<br />Hint: To remember all of the <br />lakes just spell out H.O.M.E.S<br />
  3. 3. Lake Huron<br />Size: Second Largest Great Lake<br />Average Depth: 195ft<br />Shoreline(including islands):3,287mi<br />Fact: 1st Great Lake discovered by explorers<br />Lake Huron<br />
  4. 4. Lake Ontario<br />Size: Smallest Great Lake<br />Average Depth: 283ft<br />Shoreline(includingislands): 712 mi<br />Fact: Lowest elevation of the Great Lakes<br />Lake Ontario<br />
  5. 5. Lake Michigan<br />Size: 3rd largest Great Lake<br />Average Depth: 279ft<br />Shoreline(including islands): 1,638mi<br />Fact: Only Great Lake completelyin the U.S<br />Lake Michigan<br />
  6. 6. Lake Erie<br />Size:4th largest Great Lake<br />Average Depth: 62ft<br />Shoreline(including islands): 871 mi<br />Fact: Warmest of the Great Lakes<br />Lake Erie<br />
  7. 7. Lake Superior<br />Size: Largest Great Lake<br />Average Depth: 483 ft<br />Shoreline(including islands):2,726mi<br />Fact:Superior could hold all of the other Great Lakes plus 3 more lakesthe size of Erie<br />Lake Superior<br />
  8. 8. Fish of the Great Lakes<br />Salmon:-Weight: 4lbs-Length: 26in<br />Carp:-Weight: 1-7lbs-Length: 15-22in<br />Lake Trout:-Weight: 3-9lbs-Length: 17-27in<br />
  9. 9. Vessels on the Great Lakes<br />Freighters: Carry cargo,biggest ships on the GreatLakes, and can be as longas 100oft<br />Tugboats: Push barges, usedfor working, and can pushmost ships<br />Sailboats: For recreation, andleisure. <br />
  10. 10. Pollutants in the Great Lakes<br />Mercury- Used to make metals<br />Lead- Found in metals and used in fossil fuels<br />Petroleum- Comes from oil and other fuels<br />Sewage- Comes from sewage treatment plants<br />Fertilizer- From Farms and yards<br />
  11. 11. Great Lakes Islands<br />Raise your hand if you’ve been there!<br />Mackinac Island<br />Beaver Island<br />Isle Royale<br />Drummond island<br />Bois Blanc<br />
  12. 12. What have we learned?<br />There are 5 Great Lakes<br />The differences between all of the lakes<br />Types of fish in the lakes<br />What kind of boats there are on the lakes<br />What pollutes the lakes<br />Some of the many islands through out all of the lakes<br />
  13. 13. Sources:<br />Images(all from commons.wikimedia.org)<br />Great Lakes-posted by NASA @ commons.wikimedia.org<br />Fish-Salmon: posted by U.S Fish & Wildlife @ commons.wikimedia.org-Carp: posted by U.S Federal Government @ commons.wikimedia.org -Lake Trout: posted by the NOAA @ commons.wikimedia.org <br />Boats-Freighter: posted by Chris Light @commons.wikimedia.org-Tugboat: posted by Sherseydc @ commons.wikimedia.org-Sailboat: posted by Blue images @ commons.wikimedia.org<br />

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