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Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a story about log canoes on the Chesapeake Bay and examine the dialogue between characters. Students use the dialogue between the characters to answer five short answer questions.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 42 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay: A Model for Change
Learners 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 instructional activity, learners 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
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
Privateers in the War of 1812: Soldiers or Thieves?
Do governments have the right to authorize individuals to perform illegal acts during times of war? Did the US government really employ pirates? Use the War of 1812 as your vessel to answering these questions through class discussion and close analysis of primary source documents.
8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Facts on Fish Species
Here is a brief outline of facts on various Chesapeake Bay fish species. Use it as an example of what kind of information you want your life science learners to collect when you assign them a specific species to research. Another way to use this resource would be to design an empty data table for them to fill in with information from these pages.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Activity 2: Salinity & Tides
Students explore the effects of tides and salinity on an estuary. In this salinity and tides lesson plan, students complete 3 activities which help them understand estuarine systems. They study the tides in the Chesapeake Bay, they study the salinity where the York River meets the bay and they study the interaction of the tides and a river flow.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 56 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
Save the Bay!
Learners explore environmental protection by creating a presentation in class. In this Chesapeake Bay lesson, students discuss the current threats from human beings towards the delicate balance of life near the bay. Learners identify the facts and create a presentation sharing their cleanup ideas with the class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads