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Chesapeake Bay satellite 1

Educator Guide, Lesson Plan

Introduction

Why are there dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay?  Use a short slideshow to engage students with the Chesapeake Bay. 


food web after

Educator Guide, Lesson Plan

Chesapeake Bay Today

Students analyze the food web of today’s Chesapeake Bay with large-scale fishing.


human role in bay

Educator Guide, Lesson Plan

Summary of Activity Worksheet

Students summarize what they learned from analyzing historic and present day food webs and data on historic and present day oyster catch and nutrient levels.



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