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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
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 3 Views 13 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
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
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
"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 3 Views 7 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 10 Views 42 Downloads
Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition
This activity uses a question and answer format to scaffold students 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
The Chesapeake Bay: A Model for Change
Students compare historical maps with modern day maps. They explore information about the history of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Students research various facets of life in the Chesapeake Bay region over time. They make predictions about the future of the Chesapeake Bay.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What Happened To The Chesapeake Bay Filtering System?
In this Chesapeake Bay activity, students read a dialogue between 2 people about what had happened to the Chesapeake Bay filtering system, and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 4 questions.
4th - 6th Science 5 Views 16 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
Chesapeake Bay; A Time for Change
Students research the Chesapeake Bay, examining how changes over time can help illuminate the interrelationship between people and place. Then the students apply a similar approach to their local area. Students present their research in groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
BayLab Part 1: What's Killing the SAV?
Students 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 3 Downloads
Save the Bay!
Students explore environmental protection by creating a presentation in class. For this Chesapeake Bay lesson, students discuss the current threats from human beings towards the delicate balance of life near the bay. Students identify the facts and create a presentation sharing their cleanup ideas with the class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads