Online Resilience Education Database

Our free online database is filled with hundreds of documents, videos, photographs, studies, news articles and more. Now, you can explore the river from any device, anytime!

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Virginia Pilot Article : Opportunity Zone Fund for Solar Power

Virginian Pilot news article on Opportunity Zone fund to help bring solar benefits to low-income households in Norfolk.

Norfolk Academy Article – Solar Installation

Norfolk Academy news article on their solar panel installation. Learn about energy conservation, solar teaching opportunities, and technical aspects of the panels.

Virginia Pilot Article – Norfolk Academy Solar Panels

Virginia Pilot news article on Norfolk Academy solar panel installation.  Learn about the background, process and current energy conservation

Chesapeake Bay Articles

Keep up with the Bay Program’s most recent restoration efforts and research.   Enjoy browsing articles and news stories featuring recent updates and changes within the Chesapeake Bay.

Article on Hampton Roads Resilience Projects

Article and data about the Hampton Roads Resilience Projects Dashboard: The Resilience project discusses sea level rise and flooding in the Hampton Roads Area

Scientific American Article – Children Change Parents’ Minds on Climate Change

A news article about Children who change their parents’ minds about climate change.  Focuses on Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, who mad a speech to the United Nations and is encouraging students to make their voices heard.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Database

Search in the database from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center to add real world data to your classroom setting. Data sets include research & citizen science data, climate science, wetlands, ecology, National Ballast Information Clearinghouse and more!

Interactive Water Quality Database

Enjoy an online interactive database of water quality monitoring reports from the Environmental Protection Agency.   Learn the current health condition of any river in the US and check to see what actions are currently being done to improve health and reduce pollution.

Chesapeake Bay Aerial Images

Look at aerial images of chlorophyll, temperature, salinity, and primary productivity levels from the Chesapeake Bay remote Sensing Program based on year and location in the Bay.

NOAA’s Historic Chesapeake Bay Data

Access NOAA’s real time data from different points in the Chesapeake Bay as well as historic information back to the time of John Smith.

NOAA’s Data Resources for Educators.

Includes SOL aligned Data Driven Lesson Plans, Climate Data Resources, Historical Data Resources, Ocean & Freshwater Data Resources, and Weather & Atmospheric Data Resources.  The data collection consists of ocean and atmospheric data sources that are user friendly and appropriate for classrooms and informal education settings.

NOAA’s Sea Level Rise Viewer.

Enjoy NOAA’s interactive maps and local data! Explore modeled sea level rise data and scenarios through an Interactive Map with local scenarios and multiple data layers.

VIMS BRIDGE Ocean Science Data Archive Database.

Enjoy browsing VIMS BRIDGE, interactive maps, and datasets! Includes education datasets for the classroom on Biology, Human Activities, Ecology, Physics, Chemistry, Climate Geology, and Ocean Observing.

Real time NASA Satellite Imagery & Data

Enjoy browsing NASA global satellite imagery, interactive maps, and data in real time! Customize your map by adding different data layers or events (wildfires, hurricanes, coastlines etc.) Use the Add Layers button to select from hundreds of possible data categories.

Norfolk Academy Solar Panels Data

View real time data on energy produced, today’s energy balance, cost and carbon savings from Norfolk Academy’s solar panels.

Norfolk Academy Solar News Article

Article written by a Norfolk Academy student on the solar panel installation

Financing for Solar Energy

Information of financing solar energy, whether a nonprofit, business, or on a home.  Included template documents, town hall files, and information on schools going solar.

VA Beach Opportunity Fund

Virginia Beach Case Study on Ruth McElroy Amundsen’s Opportunity Fund.  Includes direct quotes, statistics, and background information.

NOAA’s U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.

A collection of data, case studies, and information on climate and resilience for educators.  Includes educational videos, graphs, maps, and more on climate risks, vulnerabilities, and actions.

Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award

Engage in environmental projects to make a local impact and compete for the Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award.  Projects were scored based on their environmental impact, conservation and sustainability.

Youth Water Monitoring Results

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