Roycemore School - Evanston, Illinois - Roycemore School is located near the shores of Lake Michigan just outside of Chicago.
Pond and Lake Links
Classifying Lakes and Ponds - This EPA site describes types of lakes and ponds, how they were formed, and special habitats.
Freshwater Ecology - This Australian site features a cross-section of a typical pond in which you can click on parts of the pond to learn about the plants and animals found in it. It also has information on pond food webs and nutrient cycling.
Understanding Lake Ecology - In-depth upper-level site containing information about physical, chemical, and biological features of lakes. It also features some helpful diagrams.
Microbe Zoo - Water World - Pond - This site shows the rich diversity of microbes found within different habitats within a pond.
The Great Lakes - The Great Lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario) are an important part of the physical and cultural heritage of North America. This site, co-hosted by the U.S. and Canada, discusses the physical and ecological characteristics of the lakes, along with their history of human use.
Life in a Pond: The Under Water Ecosystem - This page discusses biotic and abiotic factors in pond ecosystems, pond habitats, and pond food chains. The page is part of a larger website on water.
LAKENET - This large and varied global site includes why lakes are important, amazing lake features, pollution, invasive species, fisheries, treaties, and more.