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Come to the Lake Superior Celebration ~ 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 20 !!
Come to the Lake Superior Celebration ~ 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 20 at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center

The community is invited to the Lake Superior Celebration at Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) from 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 20. The event is FREE, family-friendly, and open to all.

The Celebration will include informative exhibits by more than a dozen local agencies and organizations, fun hands-on activities for K-5 students including boat-making with natural materials, pollinator activities, World Water Day art exhibit, and displays & presentations by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) school teams. In addition, there will be presentations about Geoheritage Interpretation in Local Schoolyards and the Keweenaw Time Travelers project.


Light refreshments, including trail mix, cake, lemonade & coffee, will be available.

The event is sponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan STEM Partnership, Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach, and the Great Lake Research Center.

For more information: contact: Shawn Oppliger at 482-0331 or shawn@copperisd.org at the Copper Country ISD or Joan Chadde 906-487-3341 and jchadde@mtu.edu at Michigan Tech.

Visit the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative on the web CLICK HERE or on Facebook.


Read about the event here: CLICK HERE

Explore the Keweenaw Displays:

Drone Demonstration & Nature photography w/ Steve Brimm

Outdoor Adventure Program (Jared Johnson) – Kayaks, camping gear

Keweenaw Adventure Company - Sam Raymond

If Rocks Could Talk, What Would They Say?

Soundscapes of the Keweenaw with Libby Meyer & Chris Plummer



Presentations:

LSSI Student Showcase “Most Significant Change”(6:15-6:45 pm, 202 GLRC)

Geoheritage Interpretation of Schoolyards

Keweenaw Time Travelers

Jeffers HS “Lake Perrault Project’ – Chuck Palosaari, lead teacher

Washington MS ‘Adopt a Beach and Forest Management Plan Project’ – Darrell Hendrickson, lead teacher
 
 
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