Chesapeake Bay Investigation
These short videos will introduce you to the Chesapeake Bay and the issues faced.
- NASA and the Chesapeake Bay
- Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay
- Cleanup Effort, Over Decades, Fails to Restore America’s Largest Estuary
In this document you will find the assignment guidelines, a planning sheet and a detailed list of resources to help you. You will need to log on to your Google student account to access the assignment.
- Gale GREENR will have helpful information. You can also use the database links on the GCM Library website to access other databases. If you are not at school, you will need the passwords available in the GCM Library Blackboard course in the Databases button.
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Maryland Department of Natural Resources
- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
- U.S. Geological Survey
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
- Information to help you cite your sources
Images you can use freely
You have a choice in how you share the results of your research. You can create a Google Sites webpage, an Adobe Spark video, a Google Slide presentation or a PowerPoint presentation. The links below provide you tutorials and help for each of these programs.
- Google Sites. Use your school Google account to access Sites.
- Adobe Spark Video. Use your school Google account to log onto Adobe Spark.
- Google Slides. Use your school Google account to access Slides.
“Chesapeake Bay.” Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/132_1230056/1/132_1230056/. Accessed 2 Jun. 2017.
“Chesapeake Bay.” World Book Advanced, World Book, 2017.
worldbookonline.com/advanced/media?id=lr005109. Accessed 2 Jun. 2017.