What's up in Education

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CBF educator Eric Weigandt introduces students to a denizen of the Bay during a field experience.

CBF Staff

Highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program all across the watershed.

Below are some highlights of what's going on in CBF's education program. See the navigation on the left for more education stories.

  • Save the Bay News: 2020 State of the Bay and Legislative Sessions

    January 22, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. Start with our 2020 State of the Bay report, a comprehensive scientific assessment of where the Chesapeake's health stands now.

  • Space to Shine

    December 2, 2020

    On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, High School Science Teacher Hemalatha Bhaskaran finds solutions in online environmental education.

  • Back to School with CBF OWL

    September 3, 2020

    Our educators are gearing up to join virtual classrooms through our new CBF Online Watershed Learning (OWL) program. We sit down with three CBF educators to ask them about our new virtual learning program and what they're excited for in the coming months.

  • The Need for Outdoor Environmental Education in MD’s Remote Learning Curriculum

    September 2, 2020

    As schools rethink their learning strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the opportunity to include more outdoor learning.

  • CBF Student Leaders Draft New Chesapeake Bay Outdoor Bill of Rights

    July 28, 2020

    A group of Chesapeake Bay Foundation student leaders convened this month to try to answer a challenging question: What should a Chesapeake Bay Watershed Outdoor Bill of Rights include?

  • New Courses Aim to Help Teachers Inspire Environmental, Social Justice Advocacy in Students

    July 15, 2020

    As part of our Chesapeake Classrooms professional learning program, we're offering a timely new course for teachers focused on the intersection of two of the most important issues we face today—protecting the environment and advancing social justice.

  • Summer Sense of Wonder

    June 9, 2020

    Over the summer, amazing natural changes will occur in your own backyard. Changes you can observe, document, and ponder.

  • Looking for Love on the Bay

    June 2, 2020

    June is named for Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. Appropriately, June is when many living things look for love. All around you can see, hear, and even smell the various methods different species use to woo their mates.

  • The Process, Not the Product

    May 26, 2020

    Remember, the goal of nature journaling lies in the process of creating and not in the created product.

  • The Bounty of the Bay

    May 19, 2020

    Scientists agree that ecosystems with a greater biodiversity tend to be more stable. Each species strengthens the ecosystem by performing various jobs and services. Here are some ideas for experiencing the watershed’s grand biodiversity from home.

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