K-12 teachers are a priority audience for CBNERR. Teacher training workshops are conducted by reserve staff and provide teachers with new insight into the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem through topics such as water quality, habitat restoration, estuarine aquarium keeping, and curriculum training.
Upcoming Trainings -
- Virginia SEA (Scientists and Educators Alliance) Lesson Plan Expo- We will host a lesson plan expo for teachers on April 21st from 5-8pm. Teachers will receive lesson plans created by graduate students, which incorporate the students' research and data. To learn more, and register for this free event, visit http://www.vims.edu/research/units/centerspartners/map/education/profdev/VASEA/index.php.
Resource Boxes -
Resource boxes are complete lesson plans including materials required. Boxes are available free of cost, but require pick up and drop off at VIMS. See the flyer for more information about topics included in our current Resource Boxes.
Link to Estuaries 101