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28 resources with the keyterm estuaries

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Making the Grade: Health Indicators in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Health Indicators in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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.
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Getting Physical with Estuaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate estuaries and the variations in physical factors from one estuary to another. In this estuaries lesson plan, students explore water depth, salinity, temperature, and dissolved oxygen in estuaries using an on...
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Biomes : Wetlands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can you guess which biome used to be considered useless? Because of our ignorance, we destroyed it for development and agricultural purposes. Wetlands were viewed as wastelands until recently, when preservationists started to realize the...
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Rapa River Watch

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Assess the risk of introducing a non-native species of snail to four different estuaries. Lab groups conduct research as habitat evaluation and present their conclusions to the class. The resource has a comprehensive booklet containing...
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Estuary Podcast

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use GarageBand software to create a podcast. They research estuaries, then record themselves retelling the story. They post their GarageBand audio clip as a podcast for peers to listen to. This lesson refers to a estuary...
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Modeling Estuaries

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a model estuary. In this modeling estuaries lesson, students identify characteristics and mix water of varying densities. Students form a hypothesis, conduct an experiment, and analyze the results.
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Creative Problem Solving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students respond to a situation presented about the wetlands. In this wetlands lesson, students understand the various opinions over the use of areas in the wetlands. Students complete a worksheet using critical thinking questions about...
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Activity 2: Salinity & Tides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this estuary worksheet, students examine data about the salinity of the Hudson River, create a graph from given data and complete 12 short answer questions about the data and graph.
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What Can We Learn from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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.
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Estuaries

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this estuaries worksheet, students answer short answer questions about estuaries where they live. Students complete 9 short answer questions.
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Getting Physical with Estuaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study estuaries and how the physical factors change over time.  In this investigative lesson students use a website to gain knowledge of estuaries then in groups they create and present their charts.
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Estuary Issues

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read a description of an estuary and search for problems that occur there. In this estuary lesson, 5th graders mediate controversial issues for the best solutions.
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Magical Images of the Estuary

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate picture taking techniques while visiting an estuary. In this picture taking lesson, students examine the "Magical Images of the Estuary" handout. They think of and list important picture taking techniques before...
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Music of the Estuary

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the sounds of the estuary. In this wetlands lesson, students discuss how to simulate the sounds of nature. Students write and record a musical score featuring the sounds of the wetlands.
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Salt Water Wedge

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to observe the properties of both salt and freshwater. They explain why freshwater will stay at the surface while salt water will travel up a river bottom because of density. Students also research the...
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Estuaries, Estuarine Habitats, and Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research on estuaries. They design and construct an estuary, describe the physical characteristics of an estuary, and create a diagram illustrating an estuarine food web.
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Introduction to the Barnegat Bay Estuary

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research estuaries. In this estuaries lesson, students discuss the differences in a bay and an ocean. Learners watch a PowerPoint of the properties of the estuaries and geography of Barnegat Bay. Students complete a worksheet...
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Writing About Estuaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the internet to research an aspect of interest to them about the Tijuana Estuary. After the unit on the estuary is completed, they reflect on their experiments and thoughts in a paper. They also participate in a field...
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Timeline of Tijuana Estuary Populations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the various populations that have made their home in the Tijuana Estuary. In groups, they read an article and note the name of each population, facts and what tools they used in a journal. They use colored notecards to...
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Reading About Estuaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners practice their reading skills by reading information about estuaries. As a class, they discuss what they read and answer discussion questions. As they read, they use the right hand column of their paper to write down any words...
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What the Tijuana Estuary Does For You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover what the estuaries do for the environment. In pairs, they create an advertising campaign to educate others in their local area about the benefits of estuaries. They share their poster with the class and possibly the...
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Along Our Coast

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the coast lines of Florida. They examine the benefits of estuaries and examine the estuary systems found along the coast. Students research and construct a saltwater food web.