Teaching Resources

Teaching environmental issues in your classroom is a critical component of providing your students a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience. Discover a wealth Chesapeake Bay related books, multimedia, curriculum guides, individual lesson plans and online data sources.

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A Journey with H2O Coloring Book

This educational coloring book from the U.S. Geological Survey guides students through the path of a raindrop. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Wastewater and Stormwater Rivers and Streams Geosphere Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Art, Science
  • Type(s): Books and Publications, Lessons and Activities
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Conserving Water Lesson

Students will discuss the different uses of water, inventory their own water use, and discuss ways to promote water conservation. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Water Quality Monitoring Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology
  • Type(s): Lessons and Activities
  • Level(s): Middle School
  • Aligned with the following standards: Virginia
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Down the Drain

This Internet-based collaborative project will allow students to share information about water usage with other students from around the country and the world. Launch Resource

  • Subject(s): Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
  • Type(s): Multimedia
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Global Water Supply: Elementary School Curriculum

Stand-alone lesson plans are part of larger units that cover a broad scope of subjects including English, science and technology, and social sciences like geography, civics and economics. Classroom activities cover everything from poetry seminars and vocabulary-building worksheets to science and math lessons about potable water availability. Activities are aligned to national standards. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide
  • Level(s): Elementary School
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Global Water Supply: High School Curriculum

Stand-alone lesson plans are part of larger units that cover a broad scope of subjects including English, science and technology, and social sciences like geography, civics and economics. Classroom activities cover everything from poetry seminars and vocabulary-building worksheets to science and math lessons about potable water availability. Activities are aligned to national standards. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide
  • Level(s): High School
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Global Water Supply: Middle School Curriculum

Stand-alone lesson plans are part of larger units that cover a broad scope of subjects including English, science and technology, and social sciences like geography, civics and economics. Classroom activities cover everything from poetry seminars and vocabulary-building worksheets to science and math lessons about potable water availability. Activities are aligned to national standards. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Technology
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide
  • Level(s): Middle School
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Surface Water Sourcebook

The Water Sourcebooks contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters. This environmental education program explains the water management cycle using a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials, and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Water Quality Monitoring Sediments Nutrients Toxics Air Pollution Wastewater and Stormwater Hydrosphere Wetlands
  • Subject(s): Art, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide
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The Water Sourcebook: Grade Level 3-5

This environmental education program from the US EPA explains the water management cycle using a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials, and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources. This resource is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere Wetlands
  • Subject(s): Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide, Lessons and Activities
  • Level(s): Elementary School
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The Water Sourcebook: Grade Level 6-8

This environmental education program from the US EPA explains the water management cycle using a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials, and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources. This resource is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere Wetlands Wastewater and Stormwater
  • Subject(s): Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide, Lessons and Activities
  • Level(s): Middle School
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The Water Sourcebook: Grade Level 9-12

This environmental education program from the US EPA explains the water management cycle using a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials, and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources. This resource is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters. Launch Resource

Topic(s): Hydrosphere
  • Subject(s): Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
  • Type(s): Curriculum Guide, Lessons and Activities
  • Level(s): High School
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