Chesapeake Bay Lesson Plans

Education is key to improving and protecting the Chesapeake Bay. This website features agencies and organizations offering Chesapeake Bay related lesson plans for teachers and other educators.

Pennsylvania Department of Education: Environment and Ecology
  • On this section of the Environment and Ecology website you will find a variety of lesson plans and integrated units of study. Lesson plans and units of study from the Governor’s Institutes, Using the Environment as a Context for Learning (the EIC) Model districts, and Exemplary School Districts work are posted.
Bay Backpack
  • The Chesapeake Bay Program produced  this resource to help educators provide meaningful watershed educational experiences to their students. Teaching resources are organized by grade level, subject, type and location.
National Geographic Xpeditions
  • This website includes resources on “Visualizing Watershed Health,” “Land Cover of the Chesapeake Bay,” and “Sea Rise and Storms on the Chesapeake Bay.”