Author:
Lisa Atkins
Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
Abiotic Factors, Biotic Factors, Chesapeake Bay, Ecosystems, Estuaries, James River, Watershed, Wetland
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs

Education Standards (3)

Chesapeake Watershed and Ecosystems

Chesapeake Watershed and Ecosystems

Overview

This lesson is intended to review 6th-grade content on watersheds, estuaries, and wetlands.  It also introduces abiotic and biotic factors of ecosystems found in VA's Watershed.  Students investigate the Chesapeake Bay using several resources with a pre-assessment, video clips, current article links, post-assessment, final evaluation, and rubric. A student sheet, teacher key, and google slide were created to use for face-to-face teaching or virtual learning. Click on the attached to access the folder.

Virginia's Watershed

This lesson is intended to review 6th-grade content on watersheds, estuaries, and wetlands.  It also introduces abiotic and biotic factors of ecosystems found in VA's Watershed.  Students investigate the Chesapeake Bay using several resources with a pre-assessment, video clips, current article links, post-assessment, final evaluation, and rubric. A student sheet, teacher key, and google slide were created to use for face-to-face teaching or virtual learning. Click on the attached to access the folder.