CBF Student Action Plan: Build Your Own Rain Garden
Downloadable student action plan on how to build your own rain garden from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Add a colorful habitat to your school yard while keeping sediment from choking local streams by using this easy step-by-step guide.
CBF Student Action Plan: Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Downloadable student action plan on how to build your own rain barrel from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Capture rainwater from downspouts to reduce runoff and have a water source during droughts using this easy step-by-step guide.
CBF Student Action Plan: Bare Spots Guide
Downloadable student action plan on how to fix school bare spots from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Bare spots are places where vegetation no longer exists in the soil. Bare spots come in all shapes and sizes. The outcome of having any type of bare spot is the same: storm water hits the ground and is not able to soak into the land. Use this step-by-step guide to fix the bare spots in your school or home yard.
Ask HR Green : Education Opportunities
Explore green education opportunities including fundraiser car washes, recycling at school, pledge to be a green classroom, green learning education guides and more!
Educator Guide to Virtual Exchange
Downloadable Educator Guide on the Virtual Exchange from Youth for Understanding.
Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Guide
A guide to estuary basics entitled ‘An Introduction to the Ecosystem’. Read about the Bay ecosystem, geology of the bay, water & sediments, habitats, living resources & biological communities, food production & consumption, and preserving the Chesapeake Bay. Includes glossary of key terms and phrases.
How to Start an After School Environmental Club Guide
A guide for teachers of Kindergarten through 8th on how to start and after school Environmental Club.
CBF’s Guide to Meaningful Watershed Experience (MWEE)
The complete An Educators Guide to the Meaningful Watershed Experience (MWEE) in downloadable format. The goal of the MWEE for teachers and educators is to strengthen the youth’s connection and experience with nature, engaging a deeper respect and concern for our natural environment and creating tomorrow’s world changers.
2019 Chesapeake Classrooms Teachers Guide
The complete 2019 Chesapeake Classrooms Teachers Guide in downloadable format. The goal of Chesapeake Classrooms is to “provide high-quality learning experiences that prepare and empower teachers to increase student engagement, achievement, and stewardship by incorporating environmental literacy and watershed education into their academic programs.”
CBF Water Quality Educator Guide Map
Educator guide to understanding the CBF Water Quality map. Includes field names and definitions, water quality parameters and methods, eutrophication process, how teacher and students can use the CBF GIS app (create graphs and analyze the data), and lesson plans and activities.
CBF Interactive Osprey Tracking Map
Interactive Osprey tracking map showing environmental trends and health status. As an indicator species, the Osprey require a clean environment and an abundance of food
ArcGIS Interactive Map of Virginia Opportunity Zones
Explore an Interactive map of the current Opportunity Zones in Virginia. Enjoy different data layers and view the qualified zones by each city in Virginia. Includes census tract IDs, and individual Zone contact information.
Hampton Roads Resilience Projects Dashboard
Interactive Map on the Hampton Roads Resilience Projects Dashboard. Enjoy data layers including elevation, flood proofing, drainage, project sites, shorelines, stream restoration and more!
NOAA’s Tides & Currents Interactive Map
Learn about Tides and Currents and their interaction in accordance with sea level rise. Explore this Interactive Map on Sea Level Rise trends around the globe.
VIMS Research Interactive Map
Research (VIMS): Browse sea level rise report cards in various locations. Interactive maps and data viewers, useful for advanced students studying climate change and sea level rise in VA
VIMS AdaptVA Interactive Map
AdaptVA (VIMS): Interactive maps and data viewers, useful for advanced students studying climate change and sea level rise in VA
VIMS Tidewatch Interactive Map
Tidewatch (VIMS): Interactive maps and data viewers, useful for advanced students studying climate change and sea level rise in VA
VIMS Sea Level Rise Interactive Map
Sea Level Rise (VIMS): Interactive maps and data viewers, useful for advanced students studying climate change and sea level rise in VA
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Watershed Interactive Maps
Series of classroom investigative guides and interactive maps using ArcGIS called ‘What is in Our Water(Shed)’, on Water Quality, which involves analyzing data, creating graphs, analyzing results and coming to a conclusion.
Nature Conservancy: Coastal Resilience Decision Support Tool
Interactive Map of Coastal Resilience and Floodplains. View different data layers on open space preservation, flood zones, sea grasses, mangroves, oysters, risk based on income and vulnerability, and storm surges.