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53 resources with the concept the chesapeake bay

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The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
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...
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Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay: Using Primary vs. Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Discover the rich Native American culture that existed at the time of early European exploration into the Chesapeake region through analysis of several primary and secondary sources.
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John Smith’s Map of the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young geographers travel back through time with primary source and map analysis and envision Captain John Smith's arrival at the Chesapeake Bay. 
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Captain John Smith's Shallop

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young explorers, all aboard the shallop to discover how early European explorers would navigate the American coastline to find resources, map terrain, and trade with Native American tribes.
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Native Americans and Natural Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
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...
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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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Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Landscape Long Ago and Today

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Combine a fantastic review of primary source analysis with a study of Captain John Smith's influence on the Chesapeake Bay region in the seventeenth century. Your young historians will use images, a primary source excerpt, and maps...
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We Have a Story to Tell: Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Region

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did colonial settlement and the establishment of the United States affect Native Americans in the Chesapeake region? Your young historians will analyze contemporary and historical maps, read informational texts, and work in groups to...
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Restoring and Protecting Chesapeake Bay and River Water Quality

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Jacob Have I Loved

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine visual images about the novel, Jacob Have I Loved. They compare pictures from "America from the Great Depression to World War II" that are described in the book and other studies of the Chesapeake Bay. They present their...
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Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Sea Turtles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Critters of the Chesapeake Bay: Mussels

For Teachers 5th - 12th
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...
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Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Chesapeake 2000 Agreement

For Teachers Higher Ed
A presentation designed for educators is here for you. In it, a scientific program is laid out in great detail. The emphasis is on teaching kids about the outdoors by giving them many opportunities to be out in nature performing hands-on...
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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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"Dead-Zones" and Coastal Eutrophication: Case-Study of Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Save the Bay!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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. Students identify the...
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John Smith's Map of Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Virginia geography.  In this Virginia history and geography lesson plan, students examine a copy of the map John Smith used to explore Virginia.  Students compare and contrast this map with a current map, and complete a...
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Animals and Habitats of the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners work in small groups to discover the various habitats present in Chesapeake Bay and the animals that live in them. After investigating the habits and lives of the animals they will draw conclusions about other habitats the...
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Native vs. Non-native Species: Who Will Win?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine non-native species and the problems they have caused in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. They create a "Wanted" poster for one of the species. They describe the effects of non-native species on the schoolyard species.
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Journey of a Raindrop to the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the water cycle and the path a single drop of water would take if it traveled from their schoolyard to the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia.
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Marsh March

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners investigate natural organization of a wetland and the interrelationships between the wetland and the surrounding environment.
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Marine Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Be at the top of the food chain when it comes to understanding marine ecosystems. The 21st installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program investigates marine ecosystems, ocean zones, and food...