The workboat Snow Goose provides a unique platform from which participants study the dynamic relationship between the Port of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay's Patapsco River. Students investigate environmental issues and trends, often within the context of urban ecology. The Baltimore Harbor program is an excellent venue for students to learn about the fragility and the resiliency of ecosystems under the pressure of a modern working river.
Harford County Program: To meet the needs of teachers and students in Harford County, the Baltimore Harbor Program runs out of Havre de Grace during two weeks of both the Fall and Spring seasons. For more information about this option please contact our education scheduling department.
Aboard the workboat Snow Goose, students access areas near superfund sites, brownfields, waste-water treatment plants and power plants, as well as a variety of local industries. Water quality investigations are complemented by the sampling of benthic, planktonic, and other aquatic communities.
Pre- and Post-Field Experience Activities
Bring the watershed to life as you engage your students with curriculum-based investigations before and after a field experience with CBF! All links below are for websites or Adobe pdf documents available to download.
|Elementary School||Watershed Address||What's In Your Lunch|
|Middle School||When Rain Hits the Land||Think! What's Under Your Sink|
|High School||Data in the Classroom
from the NOAA Chesapeake Bay
Interpretive Buoy System
|Student Wave action projects|