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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The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Impact of Climate Change on Chinook Salmon
If your kids already know something about the water cycle, life cycle of salmon, and climate change, then they're ready to participate in an activity that explores Chinook salmon of the Pacific Northwest. They read an article and a case...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum
Six different lessons comprise this unit on marine debris. Science, language arts, social studies, and art projects make this an ideal interdisciplinary unit. The result will be well-informed future citizens who can help make a...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
What Can We Learn from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?
Young scholars 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