Estuaries 101 is a series of curricular resources designed to help educators bring estuarine science into the classroom. All of these materials can be adapted to meet any grade level. The lessons and activities feature hands-on learning, experiments, fieldwork, and data explorations. Each lesson is bundled with all the necessary tools and resources to aid with classroom implementation.
Lessons with the grass logo represent curriculum from an individual research reserve.
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Students make a model of a pollution spill that occurred at Bangs Lake, a tidal lake within the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Mi...+ More Get Lesson
Students investigate landforms and features associated with estuaries. They begin by taking a journey down a river to an estuary system where the r...+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: TIDES is a draft curriculum developed by the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve to assist middle school students and teachers in the ...+ More Get Lesson
Lessons from My Reserve: The International Brant Monitoring Project Curriculum is a guide for classroom and field activities. The curriculum is used by middle school studen...+ 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: These K-12 education resources provide students with hands-on, inquiry-based learning opportunities where the content is focused on estuarine habit...+ More Get Lesson