Michigan Today and General Information

Current Public Issue Facing Michigan Citizens

Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Find It Online

Information from the State of Michigan web site including "Today in Michigan History", Michigan State Symbols, Kids' Stuff, and more.

Fourth Grade Social Studies: Michigan

Links to Unit Plans from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Frontiers to Factories Virtual Tour/Movie: Detroit Historical Museum  

This exhibit tells the story of Detroit from 1701 to 1865.

Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping  

Everything you want to know about Great Lakes cargo vessels.

Great Lakes Atlas, 3rd ed.  

This atlas is jointly produced by the EPA and Government of Canada and covers topics including natural processes, people and the Great Lakes, physical characteristics of the system, and the condition of the Great Lakes.

Great Lakes Information Network  

A great place to find information about the region's environment, education, tourism, geography, economy, and more.

MI Kids  

This Michigan web site just for children includes information about elections, driving, state history, state symbols, and Michigan government.

Mapping Michigan: CMU Clarke Historical Library   

Historical Maps of Michigan  including maps of exploration, ownership and transportation.

Michigan Department of Agriculture: Kidz Korner

Information and activities relating to Michigan agricultural products.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources  

The official site of the DNR includes a link especially for students and educators.

Michigan: Encyclopedia Britannica  

A detailed encyclopedia article about the state.

Michigan Epic     

An educational technology project that concentrates on the social sciences in Michigan.  Includes a collection of materials for educators with an emphasis on primary and secondary resources such as photographs, virtual tours, animated storybooks and online activities.

Michigan Historical Center: Teacher Stuff  

Historical documents, activities and lesson ideas that correspond to the galleries of the Michigan Historical Museum online.

Michigan in Brief  

The Library of Michigan offers a summary of important information about the state.

Michigan in the National and Global Economy

Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Michigan Made Products: Best Practices of Technology Integration Lesson Plan  

Students research Michigan-made products and create a HyperStudio presentation. 

Office of the Governor: State of Michigan

The official state government web site.

Travel Michigan   

This is the official state travel and tourism web site.



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