Great Lakes Learning: What grows in the Great Lakes?

April showers bring May flowers, right?

Well, in the Great Lakes region Tulip Time isn’t the only thing that residents have to look forward to each spring.

Unfortunately, those same rainstorms can bring coastal flooding and contribute to toxic algal blooms in the waters of the Great Lakes. These recurring phenomena provide important lessons on climate and the environment, and we’ve got more information about how to help young learners better understand them.

In the latest episode of the monthly Great Lakes now program, we cover the impact that of harmful algal blooms (HABs). And while school is happening at home, we want to help you bring these teachable moments to life.

Read the full story here.