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The Bay Way

This program is designed to give students an overall view of the Chesapeake Bay. The history, geography, economic development, and industrial growth of the Bay are all explored through an examination of specialized occupations and artifacts.

Organization(s): Mariners' Museum
Location: 100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters, History and Culture, Pollution and Pressures, Land Use and Agriculture
Level(s): Elementary School, Middle School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: pollution, population growth, land use, watershed, development, culture and watermen, erosion, John Smith and colonial times, water quality
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