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Great Lakes MaritimeTransportationK 12 Education/Outreach ProgramK-12October 1, 2010 to September 22, 2011GOAL:To increase awareness and knowledge of Great Lakes MaritimeTransportation by K12 students and the public, and to encourageits inclusion in the K-12 curriculum and public education programs.Joan Schumaker ChaddeWestern U.P. Center for Science, Math, and Environmental Education105 Dillman Hall – Michigan Technological University1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931Tel: 906-487-3341 Email: [email protected]@mtu t lakes maritime/index.htm

Activities for Year 6 Grant Period: Oct. 1, 2010 – Sept. 20111. Conduct a Great Lakes Maritime TransportationpSummer Teacher Institute incollaboration with the Toledo Maritime Academy and University of WisconsinMadison in Toledo, OH in summer 2010.gSummer Teacher Institute at Michigang2. Conduct a Mathematics & NavigationTechnological University in summer 2010 in collaboration with a ship captain andmathematics instructor.p at: Great Lakes ShipwreckpMuseum at Whitefish3. Conduct a teacher workshopsPoint Lighthouse in Upper Peninsula, at Michigan State Historical Museum inLansing, MI, or other similar facility in a Great Lakes state.4. Facilitate a ppresentation or ppublication on Great Lakes Maritime Transportationpat/in a state or national conferences to recruit workshop and summer instituteparticipants and disseminate teaching tools.Education teaching5. Assemble EIGHT Great Lakes Maritime Transportationpg chestsfor dissemination to museums and education centers in the Great Lakes region.6. Update the Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Education website, post newesso plans,p a s, aandd maintaina ta cocommunicationu cat o witht past paparticipantst c pa ts.lesson

OverviewOioff GreatG t LakesL k IntermodalI td l TransportationTt tiby Carol Wolosz, Exec. Director, Great Lakes Maritime Research InstituteOverview of Port of Green Bayby Chuck Larscheid, Director, Brown Co. Port & Sewerage AuthorityTour NOAA Green Bay Weather Stationby Teri Egger, meteorologist). Marine weather forecastingNeville Public Museum gguided tour of On The Edgeg of the Inland Sea exhibitand exhibits on transportation in Green Bay from early settlementto 20th century, early trade, shipbuilding.Benefit /Cost Analysis of Transportation Choicesby Dr. Teresa Adams, UW Madison

Wisconsin Maritime Museum (Manitowoc, WI)Wisconsin shipbuilding history, exhibits; boat-building activity, K-12 Lessonsby Wendy Lutzke, maritime educatorTour of SS Badger (car ferry from Ludington, MI)Working Aboard Shipby Rick Brown, Mariner & Instructor, Maritime Academy of ToledoAquatic Invasive Species & Ballast Water Managementby Susan Sylvester, WI DNRInvasive SpeciesCurriculumpby Wendy Lutzke, maritime educator

Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard Canal Station tourByy Wayney J. Spritka,pStation Master, and “Coasties”Shipping: Then & NowBy Rick Brown, Maritime Academy of ToledoNavigation Through the Ages: Methods and tools used to navigate safelyfrom notched sticks, to the sextant, Loran, SATNAV and GPS.By Rick Brown, Toledo Maritime AcademyBay Ship-building Company tour - dry dock & 1000-footer repairsHarbor Lady cruise on Sturgeon Bay shipping canal

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Tour at Peninsula St. Park:History of early navigation and lifesaving effortsCoast Guard Marine Safety & Environmental Protectionby Chris Tantillo, supervisor, U.S. Coast Guard.Basic Navigational ConceptsRick Brown, mariner, Maritime Academyy of ToledoMaritime Archeology: tools and resourcesKeith Meverden & Tamara Thomsen, maritime archaeologists,WI St. Historical Society.

Great Lakes Bulk Carriers: history & engineering of “Lakers” and Tug/Barge Joseph Fischer, President , Bay EngineeringDoor County Maritime Museum John Purvis tugboat tour: showcases Sturgeon Bay,home to ship-building for100 years producing fishing trawlers, Navy vessels,oreoe cacarriers,e s, aandd yacyachtss with Bobob Desh,es , Museumuseu oLake Levels & Maritime Transportationby Jim Lubner, Education Coordinator, Wisc. Sea GrantParticipants share lesson ideasCourse evaluation & Institute ends!

A wonderfuld f l class.lI lookl k forwardfd tot otherth classeslthatth t bringb i depthd thto our understanding of the Great Lakes.Thanks for makingg this happen.ppI veryy much enjoyedj y the Institute.I was just in Port Huron with my father. I'm sure he got tired of me saying,"Hey, look at that ship! At the class I just took, I learned that."I'm excited to share some of what I learned with my students.I would consider attending additional sessions as this was very informative.Thank you for such a great opportunity.I can'tcan t wait to bring much of this information back to my schoolschool.I truly appreciate all of the time that each of the presenters took to help makethis class be successful.

I want to thank all the presenters,presenters planners,planners organizers,organizers etc.etc This institute wasplanned very well!Wow, what a week. My mind was spinning from all that I learned.thanks for all the work going in to this class - enjoyable, entertaining, and funWonderful event, looking forward to more!Overall, a great week. I feel this experience has built up my backgroundknowledge of the Great Lakes and provided many classroom activity ideas.Well worth the time spent! Thanks for making it a wonderful weekand lining up so many experts!The sharing portion at the end of the week was extremely helpful.The venue for the class was so good that I would recommend that you have itin Door County every yearyear. I can'tcan t imagine that you would find a better place!!

ELEMENTARY1. Pen Pals with a Great Lakes Ship, by Lynn Maki1st Grade,Grade Social Studies and Language Arts2. Aquatic Invasive Species and Their Control, by Patti Thunell2nd Grade, Language Arts, Social Studies and Science3. Let There Be Light, by Beth Messman3rdd & 4th Grade,GSocialSStudies,SArt & Language Arts4. Vanish Into Thin Air, by Beth Messman3rd & 4th Grade, Social Studies and Language Arts5. The Rouse Simmons: The Christmas Tree Ship, by Patti Thunell3rd Grade, Language Arts and Social Studies6. Michigan Shipping and Products, by Sandra Carey3rd-4th Grade, Integrated Classroom7t d! bl Ad7. MMostt WWanted!,by AAngelaAdams5th Grade, Science and Writing8. The Mighty Workhorse, by Angela Adamsg and Social Studies5th Grade,, Writing

MIDDLE SCHOOLy Go?, byy Amyy Gustafson1. How Low Can They7th Grade, Science and Math2. Predicting Future Trends in Great Lakes Shipping Using Databy Laura ScribnerScribner, 7th/8th Grade,Grade Math3. How Fast, How Far?, by Dennis Simi8th Grade, Math4. Where Are We Now?, by Dennis Simi8th Grade, Math

HIGH SCHOOL1. The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System by David Rowe8-12and8 12 Grade,G d ScienceS id SocialS i l StudiesSt di2. Friend or Foe?, by Amy Gustafson100th GGrade,ade, Biologyo ogy3. Quagga Quandary by Deb Del Zoppo10th Grade, Biology4. Hydrilla/Godzilla by Deb Del Zoppo10th Grade, Biology5. Invasive Species by Troy Averill9-12 Grade, Math6 Calculating Ballast by Troy Averill6.9-12 Grade, Math

It was a great course. I enjoyed every moment of it.Professor Roblee was very thorough in his explanations.He was an excellent teacher.Good Course! Fun experience! I loved everything about it!I had fun, it was great to be out on the boat and see how our in classwork compared with the real world.It was a unique experience of a lifetime. Every second of it was exciting.I looked forward to everyy dayy in this 5-dayy institute.My classmates as well as the professor were phenomenal.Overall the institute was a well designedgcurriculum support program.g

ELEMENTARY1. Marine Navigation Using a Compass Rose, by Julie E. Junttila4th Grade, Social Studies and Math2. The Route of the Edmund Fitzgerald, by Julie E. Junttila4th Grade,Grade Social Studies and Math3. Learning Direct

11th grade Trigonometry . History of Shipwrecks & U.S. Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes by Fred Stonehouse Author & Historianby Fred Stonehouse, Author & Historian Deepwater Archaeology & Exploration b