Ecosystem Interactions: Links for Students
The Teaching Marsh: Hidden Diversity
Through this site you can learn about the benefits of marshes and get detailed information of the insects, plants, wildlife and birds that live in a Virginia salt marsh.
Wetlands Natural Treasure: An Interactive Quiz
Download this interactive quiz to test your knowledge of the Teaching Marsh. Roll your mouse over an answer and click to find out if you're right or wrong
Features: Interactivity. Graphics/Multimedia
Chesapeake Bay Field Office
This site is a resource to learn more about the Chesapeake Bay environment. Learn about endangered and threatened species, fish, migratory birds, aquatic vegetation, wetlands and environmental contaminants.
Create an Ocean Weather Forecast
During summer months, coastal upwelling can have a major impact on the water conditions along the beach. Monitor changes to the ocean surface using real-time data to see this impact.
Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Data Sources, Ask an Expert, Inquiry Materials
Biology Project: Gone Fishing
This is an excellent site to learn about data gathering, scientific reporting techniques, and inquiry methods.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Data Sources, Inquiry
Solve an Estuary Mystery
Imagine that something is wrong with your local estuary. Be a sleuth to solve an estuary mystery!
Features: Online Interactivity, Assessment