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The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level RiseLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
American Life in the 17th Century: 1607-1692Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
What was American life like during the 1600s? Help your class discover facts about the unhealthy conditions at Chesapeake Bay, the tobacco economy, Bacon's Rebellion, colonial slavery, the Salem Witch Trials, and colonial life. Slides...
Physical Oceanography and Meteorology, Navy Search and Rescue OperationLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's an ocean rescue mission! Groups must find a pilot downed off the coast of the Chesapeake Bay. Rescuers must determine the distance needed to travel as well as the heading to get to the pilot's last known position. Taking into...
"Fish: Anatomy and Diversity in the Chesapeake Bay"Lesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students explore a variety of basic fish body form and their functions. They differentiate between different species of fish found in the Chesapeake Bay and St. Mary's River. In addition, they match pictures with descriptions using...
Critters of the Chesapeake Bay: PlanktonLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Although they are some of the smallest marine organisms, the food chain would collapse without them! In this set of slides, mini-marine biologists discover this vital world of microorganisms floating in the oceans. General information is...
The Coastal Ocean: Estuaries and Continental ShelvesLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Amazing high-quality satellite imagery, photos, informational graphs, and detailed diagrams comprise this presentation on the movement of estuaries and the continental shelf. Data used as an example is from The Chesapeake Bay and because...
Native Americans and Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
Blue Crabs - The Blue Crab's Chesapeake JourneyLesson Planet
6th - 8th
A plethora of information about the blue crabs of Chesapeake Bay will amaze and delight your marine biologists. They learn, through direct instruction, about the characteristics and life cycle of this fascinating arthropod. A highlight...