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45 resources with the keyterm chesapeake bay

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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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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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The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Timeline of Change, a Model for Change

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare historical maps with modern-day maps including specifically the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They research online the characteristics of life during the Chesapeake Bay watershed and identify the changes that have taken place.
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Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition

For Students 6th - 8th
This activity uses a question and answer format to scaffold students comprehension of a short dialogue about the Chesapeake Bay and its tradition of log canoes. After reading the short passage, students are prompted to find three facts...
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The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Past, Present, and Future

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct research on the Chesapeake Bay, from Captain John Smith's explorations of Native American settlements to the present. They examine the interrelationships between people and places and how they change over time.
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Critters of the Chesapeake Bay: Whelks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Horseshoe Crabs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Oysters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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....
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Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Sea Stars or Starfishes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The characteristics of the sea star are explained to upper elementary life science learners. They learn about the symmetry, the tube feet, the eating habits, and the ability to regenerate lost arms. This is a colorful and interesting...
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Town Along the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders make a drawing of a town along a river off of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Upon completion, they give an oral description of their town, including its houses, stores, businesses, farm area, government, etc., and will...