Houghton Middle School ~ Grades 7 & 8

(Houghton Public Schools)

Project Description

2017-2019 Houghton Middle School Watershed Project

(242 students / 3 Teachers)

Investigate how water quality and biodiversity of Huron Creek has been affected by development, urbanization, and previous mining activity and the impact upon the Huron Creek and Lake Superior watersheds. Study of geoheritage.

Teachers (* Lead teacher)

*Sarah Geborkoff
*Julie Filpus-Principal
Patrick Aldrich
Amy Stier

Community Partners

Aspirus Health Care
Keweenaw County Historical Society
MSU Extension Office
MTU — Civil and Environmental Engineering

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