Why teach about estuaries? This suite of estuary education resources help educators bring estuarine science into the classroom through hands-on learning, experiments, fieldwork, and data explorations. These specially designed lessons, activities, data explorations, animations and videos can be used independently or as a supplement to existing curricula and can be adapted to meet any grade level.
Lessons with the grass logo represent resources from a specific research reserve.
Lessons with the ES logo represent resources available in Spanish.
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Esta animación demuestra cómo los estuarios eliminan toxinas, sedimentos y nutrientes a medida que el agua fluye de la tierra al mar. Un juego inte...+ More Get Lesson
One of the most pressing issues facing estuaries today is climate change. Climate extensions help students understand why and how climate change is...+ More Get Lesson
On July 16, 2016, a large, severe thunderstorm moved through northern Wisconsin. The next morning, residents of the region woke up to see images of...+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: The Virginia Scientists and Educators Alliance, a network of graduate students, teachers, and informal educators, has the goal of transferring scie...+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: Children in kindergarten through second grade will learn about estuaries and some of their inhabitants through this fun coloring book.+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: These lessons have everything from salt marsh skits to fish shape investigations. Your students will have fun learning about estuaries with these a...+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: These activities offer a variety of learning opportunities for students and anyone who is interested in learning more about nature. Get ideas for a...+ More Get Lesson