Lake Erie

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Lake Erie Scavenger Hunt


  1. How did Lake Erie get its name?

  2. Lake Erie is ________miles long and ____________miles wide.

  3. How many glaciers were responsible for the development of Lake Erie? 

  4. The theory that scientists believe caused the formation of Lake Erie is the _____________________________________________________theory.

  5. The shallowest lake of the Great Lakes is _________________________.

  6. Lake Erie drains into _________________________________________.

  7. The Great Lakes hold __________% of all of the fresh water on the surface
    of the Earth.

  8. The Canadian Shield is made up of ___________________________rock.

  9. What evidence of glaciation and geologic processes can be found on the beaches
    of Lake Erie?



  1. When did Lake Erie form?
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