2. Life in a logging camp (why did people migrate to the area and what was it like to work in a lumber camp)
3. The negative impacts of deforestation
4. Call for conservation
-Compare land coverage maps of Great Lakes region pre- and post lumber boom
-Develop an understanding of why people migrate and how people use natural resources
-Explore the negative impacts of massive deforestation
-Be introduced and discuss forest conservation strategies used in the early 1900s
3 – G4.0.1 Describe major kinds of economic activity in Michigan today, such as agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, services and tourism, and research and development, and explain the factors influencing the location of these economic activities.
3 – G4.0.2 Describe diverse groups that have migrated into a region of Michigan and reasons why they came (push/pull factors).
3 – G4.0.3 Describe some of the current movements of goods, people, jobs, or information to, from, or within Michigan and explain reasons for the movements.
3 – G5.0.1 Describe how people are a part of, adapt to, use, and modify the physical environment of Michigan.
3 – G5.0.2 Locate natural resources in Michigan and explain the consequences of their use.
4 – H3.0.4 Describe how the relationship between the location of natural resources and the location of industries (after 1837) affected and continue to affect the location and growth of Michigan cities.
4 – H3.0.7 Describe past and current threats to Michigan’s natural resources and describe how state government, tribal and local governments, schools, organizations, and individuals worked in the past and continue to work today to protect its natural resources.
4 – G5.0.1 Assess the positive and negative consequences of human activities on the physical environment of the United States and identify the causes of those activities.