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November 17, 2017
Houghton Middle School wins Lexus Eco Challenge again
HOUGHTON HOUGHTON For the third time, Houghton Middle School students have won the Lexus Eco Challenge in the Land a ... >>more
November 16, 2017
Local educators present at Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative's Place Based Education Conference
The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) Place Based Education Conference took place at Eastern Michigan Universi ... >>more
October 26, 2017
Students spend day learning at Lake Superior Water Festival
HOUGHTON High school students from five Upper Peninsula counties learned more about the Great Lakes and the research b ... >>more
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Hancock Middle School Grades 7 & 8
 

Project Description
126 Students / 3 Teachers

Develop a new course, "Service Learning" and new projects for "Self and Community." Both courses will integrate place-based education into the curriculum and conduct hands-on service-learning projects.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Heather Bradway
  • Karen Scholie
  • Noel Hanson

Community Partners

  • Keweenaw Land Trust - Pat Todzlowski & Jim Belote
  • MTU Center for Water & Society - Alex Mayer
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Bruce Peterson
  • Vern Simula

Project Photos
 

 
New kiosk interpretive signs designed by Hancock Middle School students.   Gr. 8 students conduct investigations at Paavola Wetlands (Fall09).
     
 
Stream monitoring field trip with Dr. Alex Mayer from Michigan Tech.   Student measures stream width.
     
 
Student measures dissolved oxygen of water.   Student measures stream flow.
     
     
 

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