Each summer on one of the Great Lakes, educators set sail on the Lake Guardian, an EPA research vessel, where they work side by side with scientists.
Lessons in this free curriculum acknowledge the enslaved Africans who had to rely on environmental science principles in their quest for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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We use research, outreach, and education to bring the latest science to Great Lakes communities and their residents. By connecting decision-makers with science, we help strengthen and preserve ecosystems and communities in southern Lake Michigan and beyond.More About IISG
Great Lakes educators reflect on their Lake Guardian experiences
Each summer on one of the Great Lakes, 15 educators set sail for a week on the Lake Guardian, an Environmental…
IISG hiring 5 undergraduate interns for summer 2021
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant has five positions available for the 2021 Summer Internship Program. Successful applicants will work closely with IISG…
Freedom Seekers curriculum connects students to the Underground Railroad, Great Lakes and science
Freedom Seekers were environmentalists who learned to navigate the land as they escaped slavery. Songs like “Wade in the Water”…
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