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Description:

Visitors can access a variety of information about the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. They can explore the physical and biological processes that drive Chesapeake Bay ecosystems by using an interactive map that is provided. A large selection of links provides access to additional information such as fun facts, frequently asked questions, historical and cultural material, and environmental indicators. A section on the Bay's ecosystems provides information on geology, water and sediments, habitats, resources, and others. For educators, there are free downloadable presentation materials such as Powerpoint shows and maps, as well as a teachers' homepage with links to additional resources. There is also a students' homepage with links to resources, tools, and publications.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

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NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Space Science,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Biology,Geology,Human geography,Life Science,Astronomy,Middle School,Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003232437185T,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Earth science,Geography,Geoscience,Space sciences

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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