Additional Materials For Educators

Teachers, please feel free to use any of the photos, graphs or articles from any of the other pages on this
site in addition to any of following materials in your lesson plans. We ask that you please give credit either the
original source we have provided or this website. We hope that they will help you to pass the word about

Interested in a free LEWS educational poster for your classroom?  
Click Here.(Example below)
We ask that you take a second to fill out a poster survey if you received one for your classroom.  This can be
ONLINE or if you prefer you can download a Word version and mail it in.
Relevant links to Local Reptile and Amphibian Species Guides and Lake Erie Watersnake Fact Sheets and
Newsletters are found on the
Outreach page of this website.
Power Point Presentations:

Basic Presentations:

A Little Lesson on LEWS
Description: A short presentation on LEWS natural history, which mainly consists of
Narrative (coming soon!)

A Snake's Story: Recovery Progress of the Lake Erie Watersnake
Description: From discovery to Federal listing to current status and recovery
progress. A full circle story of the story on the Lake Erie watersnake.

Snakes of the Lake Erie Islands
Description: Natural history of the snakes found on the Lake Erie Islands
smaller PDF version

Advanced Presentations:

Lake Erie Watersnakes and Round Gobies
Description: Some of the effects the round gobies have had on the LEWS
smaller PDF version

The evolution of Lake Erie watersnake color pattern
Description:The how and why on LEWS coloration.
smaller PDF version
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