In order to predict the future of Lake Erie, some scientists rely on systematic procedures, data, and computer processor power. But even with all this information at their fingertips, scientists still don’t always agree on the outcomes.
- What do our experts predict for the future of Lake Erie?
- Will things change for the better or will they get worse?
- What’s your hypothesis and what’s the evidence that supports your thinking?
Student Investigation Resources:
- How to write position papers and persuade an audience to consider your views and solutions - Study Guides and Strategies
- Publish your prediction!
What will Lake Erie look like within the next twenty to fifty years? Post your classroom prediction along with supporting evidence and/or resources that you and your students discovered and found useful. Visit this site to see what others are saying, discuss the hypotheses and evidence they are using, and continue the dialogue as more information about Asian Carp and other potential, or current, invasive species becomes available.
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