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Health Indicators in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Use online tools and resources to examine data concerning key indicators of the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the factors that affect it. Your class will examine efforts to preserve and restore the bay's health.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Making the Grade: Health Indicators in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Examine how industrial and residential runoff affects the bay by using online tools and resources to examine data. The key indicators of the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the factors that affect them are the main focus of this environmental study.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 14 Downloads
Restoring and Protecting Chesapeake Bay and River Water Quality
A professional and comprehensive presentation on Chesapeake Bay water quality is in store for your ecology class. If you live in the Chesapeake Bay region and want to get learners involved in conservation efforts, this slide show will do the trick.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Timeline of Change, a Model for Change
Students compare historical maps with modern-day maps including specifically the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They research online the characteristics of life during the Chesapeake Bay watershed and identify the changes that have taken place.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
"Dead-Zones" and Coastal Eutrophication: Case-Study of Chesapeake Bay
Take an in-depth look at nutrient loading, eutrophication, and hypoxia using data on The Chesapeake Bay as an example. This comprehensive presentation includes detailed graphs, photos, and details about the changes in marine organism populations.
11th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 8 Downloads
Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition
This activity uses a question and answer format to scaffold learners comprehension of a short dialogue about the Chesapeake Bay and its tradition of log canoes. After reading the short passage, students are prompted to find three facts from the reading and then use critical thinking skills to explain their thinking about the material covered in the reading.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 30 Downloads
What Can We Learn from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?
Learners use online tools and resources to examine the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They examine the various animals and plants that inhabit the watershed and explore how each one is an important part of the bay.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 36 Downloads
Town Along the Chesapeake Bay
Fourth graders make a drawing of a town along a river off of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Upon completion, they give an oral description of their town, including its houses, stores, businesses, farm area, government, etc., and will name and locate the town.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Past, Present, and Future
Students conduct research on the Chesapeake Bay, from Captain John Smith's explorations of Native American settlements to the present. They examine the interrelationships between people and places and how they change over time.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 34 Downloads
BayLab Part 1: What's Killing the SAV?
Middle schoolers explore an ongoing situation in the Chesapeake Bay: the disappearance of large meadows of underwater grasses, collectively known as SAV, or submerged aquatic vegetation. They form their own opinions as to why it's disappearing.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Water, currents, waves, salt marshes, and The Chesapeake Bay make up the categories for this Jeopardy-style game. In terms of functionality, it works well. However, it is unlikely that you focus on the Chesapeake Bay as part of your water unit.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. Explore its origins, organisms, and contributing rivers with this PowerPoint. It opens with several slides of general information on the formation of estuaries, then it identifies the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Oysters
Oysters were harvested in great quantities from The Chesapeake Bay in years past. Only about 1% of the population remains. Viewers learn this and the basic physical characteristics of oysters by contemplating this collection of slides. Even though this is specific to the Chesapeake Bay, you may find it useful when studying biodiversity or taxonomy with your biology apprentices.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Sea Turtles
Take a survey of the different species of sea turtles that reside in the Chesapeake Bay for at least part of the year. Use this presentation with your biology classes when studying biodiversity or nomenclature. This would be particularly interesting for pupils residing in Maryland or Virginia near the bay.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Horseshoe Crabs
The Chesapeake Bay on the east coast of the United States is home to many fascinating creatures, one of them being the horseshoe crab. In this ten-slide presentation, youngsters discover fascinating facts about these arthropods. Did you know that they lay their eggs on the shore during full moon and new moon every May and June?
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Critters of the Chesapeake Bay: Mussels
If you live in Maryland or Virginia, here is a biology presentation right up your alley! It is a collection of slides about the different types of mussels residing in the Chesapeake Bay. Viewers will learn the characteristics and habits of blue mussels and ribbed mussels.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Critters of the Chesapeake Bay: Whelks
What's a whelk? It is more commonly known as a sea-snail. Viewers of this PowerPoint learn via photos and text about whelk behavior and anatomy. The presentation is appealing in appearance and informative in content. Even though the title mentions Chesapeake Bay, the only specific information is in slide five where it mentions the two types of whelks found in the region.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Getting to Know the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Students identify characteristics of a bay and watershed. They study the Chesapeake Bay watershed and describe the path of water in a watershed. They create a model of a watershed and describe how a watershed supports people, animals, and plants.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Regions of North America: The Chesapeake Bay
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article on "The Chesapeake Bay". Students read 5 sentences and fill in each blank in each sentence with a word from the article. Students answer 3 short answer questions on the lines provided.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 44 Downloads