A digital investigation for high school students to explore the science of water quality challenges in Lake Erie.
Learn about the critical steps taken from lake to glass.
Get perspective from farmers and researchers as they develop strategies to protect water quality.
The H2Know case study invites you to investigate a water quality issue in Lake Erie. Here, you will gather information about the problem, consider potential contributors and environmental factors, review data and research happening in the field, and engage in discussions and activities related to effective solutions that will improve the water quality of Lake Erie. Please begin by answering the pre-test questions below.
Please hear from Anne Loeffler of Conservation Ontario on the importance of the Great Lakes.
Start by discovering an issue that led to a water ban impacting more than 400,000 Americans in Toledo, Ohio in 2014. Lake Erie water issues affect people on both sides of the border.
Is Lake Erie the perfect environment for algae? Learn about its limnological characteristics and the history of this issue.
Understanding activities within a watershed is important because those activities may impact water quality.
What research, strategies and technologies can farmers use to help protect water quality?
Many people, including legislators, conservation groups and farmer organizations, are working on solutions. Which efforts will be effective?