Los Angeles and the Future of Mono Lake

A Web Quest exploring the biodiversity, natural history, and preservation of Mono Lake

Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Teachers


Use the following online resources as well as those found within MLER and micro*scope to gather information and write your summary. The following questions will help you narrow your search.

Natural History
  • What are some interesting events in the natural history of Mono Lake?
    • What is the Mono Lake Committee?
  • Why is Mono Lake alkaline and hypersaline?
  • Why are there now restrictions on water being diverted from Mono Basin?
  • What is the Los Angeles Aqueduct
    • Why was it created?
    • What is a present day problem brought to Los Angeles by the aqueduct?