Explore the Blue: 360° Shipwreck Alley

National marine sanctuaries protect more than just aquatic life. Places like Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, located in Lake Huron, safeguard our nation's maritime history. Join your dive buddies on a visit to D.M. Wilson, one of the hundreds of shipwrecks protected in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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Lesson Plan

In this complementary lesson plan, students research the historical, ecological, and economic importance of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the shipwreck D.M Wilson. Students will create a digital infographic that communicates the importance of preserving a shipwreck.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary VR lesson plan