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Tipping Point to Toxicity

Learn how high toxicity levels and bio-magnification affect humans and the environment by studying toxins that pose problems in the Great Lakes. Students participate in a simulated environmental investigation to pinpoint the source of pollution fouling a local water supply.

Cost = $6/student

Middle School DPI Standards

  • Science: C.8.6, G.8.2, H.8.3,
  • Environmental Education: B.8.10, B.8.19, B.8.21,
  • Technology and Engineering: ET1.c.3.m
  • Next Generation Science Standards Addressed: MS-ESS3-3

High School DPI Standards

  • Environmental Education: B.12.3, B.12.18, C.12.1
  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: ESS1.b.3.h, ESS2.c.14.h, ESS3.a.6.h
  • Technology and Engineering: ENG6.b.7.h
  • Family and Consumer Science: CS1.d.14.h
  • Next Generation Science Standards Addressed: HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7

60 Minutes
Gr 6-12
Bio-Magnification, Environmental Monitoring, Toxicity Testing

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Getting Here

We are located on Milwaukee’s lakefront with easy access on and off of the expressway.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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General Admission

Adults $20
Child (3-17) $16
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $16
College Student* $14
Military Active and Veterans* $14

*Valid ID Required.

Purchase tickets at Admissions. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Closed Mondays
Tues-Fri 9am - 4pm
Sat & Sun 10a - 5p

Getting Here

We are located on Milwaukee’s lakefront with easy access on and off of the expressway.

500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Get Directions
Adults $20
Child (3-17) $16
Child 2 & Under $Free
Senior (60+) $16
College Student* $14
Military Active and Veterans* $14
Military* Active Duty & Veterans $14

*Valid ID Required.

Purchase tickets at Admissions. Prices are subject to change.

Hours

Closed Mondays
Tues-Fri 9am - 4pm
Sat & Sun 10a - 5p