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Logo: Chesapeake ClassroomsProfessional Learning Summer Courses

Join us for a five-day professional learning adventure on the Chesapeake Bay or one of its tributaries in summer 2016. CBF is offering more than 30 courses that will explore the mountains of Virginia, the rivers of Pennsylvania, the islands of the Bay, and many places in between. Learn how to integrate the environment into your classroom and to help your students achieve environmental literacy success.

 

June Course Schedule

These five-day summer immersion courses provide a professional learning experience that equips teachers with the knowledge, tools, skills, and confidence to use the local environment in their classroom. Teachers explore the watershed and examine the connection between land use and water quality through hands-on investigations, standards-based lessons, and action projects.

If you have questions, please contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org

Note about online registration: Course fee payment is required when you register online. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. If you do not wish to register online or if you will be paying by check, please see our registration options.

Browse June courses by state:

MD Teachers | PA Teachers | VA Teachers

Maryland Teachers

Environmental Literacy: the Bay to the Schoolyard—Developing Questions and Planning Inquiries
June 27July 1
This course is only open to middle and high school educators from Montgomery County Public Schools.
Join the MCPS OEEP and CBF for a five-day investigation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Learn about your local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools. Explore schoolyard habitats, water quality, food webs and food chains, and natural resources. Acquire resources, new lessons, and techniques to develop environmentally literate students who are excited to learn outside. The group will learn new standards-based lessons and project-based learning ideas across the secondary curriculum. 
Length & Location: 5 days total—3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Education Center/2 local field investigation days.
Cost: There is no course fee but participants need to pay $60 for food.
To Register: Contact the L.E. Smith Center at 301-924-3123.

 

Streets and Streams: Our Baltimore Environment Click to register
June 27—July 1
This course is designed for teachers in Baltimore City Public Schools but open to all.
Come explore the interactions between our urban ecosystem and the Chesapeake Bay.  This five-day, hands-on course focuses on how to engage your students in our local environment.  Issues that we will investigate include land-use, polluted run-off, cycle of matter and energy transfer,  and water quality.  Examine how our personal and communal decisions affect the rivers  of the Chesapeake Bay through the collection, analysis, and interpretation of authentic data.  All topics are designed to connect your students to their environment.  Participants will take home an array of activities and lessons that can be incorporated into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 days in the Baltimore region.
Cost: $50 resource fee refunded upon completion of the course for BCPSS teachers, $300 for others
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Human Impacts on the Environment of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
June 27July 1
This course is only open to teachers in Harford County Public Schools.

This course will allow participants to explore and experience the Bay as an ecosystem, a resource, and a focus of controversy. Participants will be introduced to Environmental Issue Investigation in order to understand their personal impact on the Bay watershed. Emphasis will also be placed on taking these experiences and issues back to the classroom in order to provide meaningful watershed experiences for students of all grades. 
Length & Location: 5 day trips in the Harford County area (1 day in Baltimore, 1 day in Annapolis).
Cost: $300 per person (scholarship details coming soon).
Registration: Details coming for registration on HCPSS internal site.

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Harrisburg, Pa.)
June 28-29

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Harrisburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

 

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Pennsylvania Teachers

Two-day workshops available for individual schools or districts.  
Learn to connect your school and community with local rivers and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.  A two-day workshop will include scientific and social studies about our streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay watershed as a whole.  Participants will do hands-on activities and take home interdisciplinary lessons that integrate the environment and Common Core with classroom curriculum.
To Register: Contact Chesapeake Classrooms at chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org with questions or if you are interested in scheduling a course for your team of teachers or your entire staff.  

Investigating Our Watershed with the PA Envirothon: a 2-Day WorkshopClick to register
June 22-23
This two-day workshop is designed specifically for Envirothon team teachers.
Learn to connect your school and community with local rivers and the Chesapeake Bay.  This two-day workshop designed specifically for Envirothon team teachers will include scientific field investigations that tie the station topics to our streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay watershed as a whole. Participants will do hands-on field experiences directly related to soils, forestry, aquatic ecology, and wildlife. Participants will take home interdisciplinary lessons that integrate the environment with classroom curriculum to inspire students to take action. Overnight camping option provided at Shawnee State Park. Please indicate your interest on the registration form.
Length & Location: 2 days/1 night at Shawnee State Park.
Cost: There is a $25 resource fee, which will be refunded at the end of the workshop.
Camping Option: We will have a group camp site. If you are interested in joining us overnight, please note that on your registration.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax  

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Harrisburg)
June 28-29

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Harrisburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

 

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Virginia Teachers

Hampton Environmental Literacy Program (HELP)(Middle and High School)Click to register
June 27—July 1
This course is open to middle and high school teachers from Hampton City Public Schools.
Get your feet wet paddling, hiking, fishing, sampling water quality, and visiting the people and places that connect your school and community to the Chesapeake Bay. Focusing on your local area, this five-day course will include studies about the human impact on our rivers and the Chesapeake Bay watershed as a whole. Participants will do hands-on experiences and can take home an array of interdisciplinary inquiry-based lessons that they will learn how to incorporate into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 local day-trips.
Cost: The course fee is covered by a NOAA B-WET grant.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Fairfax County and the Chesapeake: Vital Connections
June 27July 1
This course is open to 7th grade science teachers from Fairfax County Public Schools.
More people live in Fairfax County than any other county in the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed. That’s over one million people who impact and depend on their local waterways, from their neighborhood’s headwater streams to the tidal Potomac and the Chesapeake Bay. Throughout the course we will investigate the many interdependent relationships between Fairfax County and the Bay as we make our way from Northern Virginia to the Maryland shores, tracing the pathway of the headwaters to the bay. Exploring these environments and ecosystems we will investigate the concepts and tools to assess our positive and negative impact we can have on our vital natural systems.
Length & Location5 days total—3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center, 2 days local in the Fairfax County area.
Cost: The course fee is covered by a NOAA B-WET grant. 
To Register: Register on myPLT—course # coming soon.

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Harrisburg, Pa.)
June 28-29

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Harrisburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

 

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Other Registration Options

Class Full? Any teacher who would like to be added to the waitlist for a full course can send an e-mail to chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org.

If you do not wish to register online, you may print the 2016 Chesapeake Classrooms Registration Form (pdf) and mail or fax it to the address below. Remember to include the course fee with your registration form.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Attn: Chesapeake Classrooms
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Fax: 410-716-3016

To pay with a credit card, you may register online or contact our office at 800-445-5572.

If you have additional questions please contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org

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July Course Schedule

These five-day summer immersion courses provide an experience that equips teachers with the knowledge, tools, skills, and confidence to use the local environment in their classroom. Teachers explore the watershed and examine the connection between land use and water quality through hands-on investigations, standards-based activities and assessments, and action projects.

Note about online registration: Payment of course fees is required with online registration. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. If you do not wish to register online or if you will be paying by check, please see our registration options.

Browse July courses by state:

MD Teachers | PA Teachers | VA Teachers | D.C. Teachers

Maryland Teachers

Click to registerFood, Water, and Waste in the District: How our everyday actions and decisions connect us to our local waterways
July 11—15

This course is designed for teachers from D.C. public and charter schools but others are welcome.
Every resident of the nation’s capital depends on and impacts their local waterways every single day. We will investigate our relationships to our streams, rivers, and the Bay by taking a close look at the pathways of food and water moving through our communities. Along the way we’ll explore how our city fits into the earth’s natural systems, find resources to bring those connections into the classroom, and model ways to engage students with environmental issues through hands-on investigations. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students’ environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach. Participants will take home an array of lessons that can be incorporated into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 local day trips in Washington, D.C.
Cost: $50 resource fee for DCPS teachers (refunded upon completion of the course), $300 per person for others
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerTeachers on the Bay
July 11—15

This course is open to all educators but will take place in Virginia.
The weeklong course provides learning experiences for elementary, middle and high school science teachers that are designed to closely support the implementation of the 2010 Science Standards of Learning. Special emphasis is being given to provide instructional resources that will support the science standards related to watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay in sixth-grade science, Life Science, Earth Science, Biology, environmental science, and oceanography. The course will provide instruction that integrates classroom and field teaching, and models meaningful field investigations. Printed materials and hands-on resources supporting the content and skills in the science standards will also be included. Field work will be on the freshwater and brackish tidal portion of the Rappahannock River and on Great Fox Island near the center of the Bay. Participants may be eligible to receive up to 45 points for licensure renewal from their school division and also will have the option of attaining graduate credit (3 graduate credits from Virginia Commonwealth University) at an additional cost to the participant.  See www.cbf.org/credit for details.
Length & Location:5 days - 2 nights in Tappahannock, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Education Center.
Cost: $350 per person
To Register:Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Literacy in Prince George's County
July 1115 
This course is only open to middle school educators from Prince George's County.
Teachers will learn about local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools in order to integrate science and social studies content. We will explore schoolyard habitats, land-use issues, and inquiry-based learning techniques for both inside and outside the traditional classroom. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students’ environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach. Participants will take home an array of field-based lessons for the middle school curricula.
Length & Location:
 5 local day trips.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Environmental Literacy: Investigating Our Water, Our Watershed (Elementary and Middle School)
July 1822
This course is only open to elementary and middle school educators from Montgomery County Public Schools.
Join the MCPS OEEP and CBF for a five-day investigation of Montgomery County and the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about your local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools. Explore schoolyard habitats, water quality, and human impact on the land around us. Acquire resources, new lessons, and techniques to develop environmentally literate students who are excited to learn outside. The group will receive new lessons and project-based learning ideas across the elementary and middle school curricula.
Length & Location:
5 days total—3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Education Center/2 local day trips
Cost:
There is no course fee but participants need to pay $60 for food.
To Register:
Contact the L.E. Smith Center at 301-924-3123

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Mechanicsburg, Pa.)
July 18-20

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Mechanicsburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

Environmental Literacy: Investigating Our Water, Our Watershed (Elementary School)
July 2529
This course is only open to elementary school educators from Montgomery County Public Schools.
Join the MCPS OEEP and CBF for a five-day investigation of Montgomery County and the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about your local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools. Explore schoolyard habitats, water quality, and human impact on the land around us. Acquire resources, new lessons, and techniques to develop environmentally literate students who are excited to learn outside. The group will receive new lessons and project-based learning ideas across the elementary and middle school curricula.
Length & Location:
5 days total—3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Education Center/2 local day trips
Cost:
There is no course fee but participants need to pay $60 for food.
To Register:
Contact the L.E. Smith Center at 301-924-3123

 

Click to registerFrederick to the Bay

July 1822 
This course is only open to middle school educators from Frederick County.
Forests, farmland, cities, and suburbs...whether your school is in the mountains or in a suburb of downtown Frederick, you are part of the Chesapeake Bay. Join us for a hands-on course to learn about local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools. Issues that we will investigate include land-use, school yard habitats, cycles of matter and energy transfer, and water quality. Examine how our personal and communal decisions affect the rivers of the Chesapeake Bay through the collection, analysis, and interpretation of authentic data. All topics are designed to engage your students in problems we face while enabling them to design solutions to Save our BayTM! Participants will take home an array of activities and lessons that can be incorporated into meaningful engaging instruction of ELA, math, social studies and science standards.
Length & Location:
 The course will focus on the Frederick County region with 2 days/1 overnight at CBF's Philip Merrill Center in Annapolis.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerFollowing Farms and Schoolyards Downstream
July 2529
This course is designed for Pennsylvania agriculture and science teachers but all are welcome.
Join us on an exciting five-day course that will start in Lancaster and end at the Chesapeake Bay. This course will start with two days in Pennsylvania learning about land-use, agricultural conservation, and waterways. The group will then travel to spend three days and two nights at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Karen Noonan Center, which is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, nestled into the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Participants will study the significance of the Susquehanna River's impact on the Chesapeake Bay throughout the course. Local experts will engage the group and the investigations will be hands-on and interactive. Participants should be prepared to canoe, visit farms, seine for aquatic life, set crab pots, and much more. This experience and useful lessons that meet state standards will help you bring learning to life for your students.
Length & Location: 2 local field investigation days, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

 

Click to register Environmental Literacy in Independent Schools
July 2529
This course is for teachers at any independent school in the Bay watershed.
Acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude to incorporate the local environment into your curriculum. Learn to engage your students in individual collective action by investigating the changing landscape of the Bay watershed. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students environmental literacy with an interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location: The course will be 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center followed by 2 days/2 nights at locations on the mid-Shore area near Chestertown, Maryland.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

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Pennsylvania

Because of a unique recertification credit situation, CBF is designing customized two- and three-day workshops for Pennsylvania teacher teams.

We welcome you to request a high-quality, transdisciplinary professional learning course focused on using the environment for instruction. The course will be an interactive "meaningful watershed education experience" that integrates STEM concepts and aligns with Common Core and Pennsylvania State Standards. Teachers will use their schools as a model to learn about their communities' connection to our local waterways. The course involves field investigations you can do with your students, content from expert speakers, and guidance from master teachers familiar with outdoor instruction. Inquire about creating a course for your school or district, or joining other exciting opportunities, by sending an e-mail to Tom Parke tparke@cbf.org.  

 

Click to registerFood, Water, and Waste in the District: How our everyday actions and decisions connect us to our local waterways
July 1115
This course is designed for teachers from D.C. public and charter schools but others are welcome.
Every resident of the nation’s capital depends on and impacts their local waterways every single day. We will investigate our relationships to our streams, rivers, and the Bay by taking a close look at the pathways of food and water moving through our communities. Along the way we’ll explore how our city fits into the earth’s natural systems, find resources to bring those connections into the classroom, and model ways to engage students with environmental issues through hands-on investigations. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students’ environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach. Participants will take home an array of lessons that can be incorporated into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 local day trips in Washington, D.C.
Cost: $50 resource fee for DCPS teachers (refunded upon completion of the course), $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerTeachers on the Bay
July 11-15

This course is open to all educators but will take place in Virginia.
The weeklong course provides learning experiences for elementary, middle and high school science teachers that are designed to closely support the implementation of the 2010 Science Standards of Learning. Special emphasis is being given to provide instructional resources that will support the science standards related to watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay in sixth-grade science, Life Science, Earth Science, Biology, environmental science, and oceanography. The course will provide instruction that integrates classroom and field teaching, and models meaningful field investigations. Printed materials and hands-on resources supporting the content and skills in the science standards will also be included. Field work will be on the freshwater and brackish tidal portion of the Rappahannock River and on Great Fox Island near the center of the Bay. Participants may be eligible to receive up to 45 points for licensure renewal from their school division and also will have the option of attaining graduate credit (3 graduate credits from Virginia Commonwealth University) at an additional cost to the participant.  See www.cbf.org/credit for details.
Length & Location:5 days - 2 nights in Tappahannock, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Education Center.
Cost: $350 per person
To Register:
Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Mechanicsburg)
July 18-20

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Mechanicsburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

Click to registerFollowing Farms and Schoolyards Downstream
July 2529
This course is designed for Pennsylvania agriculture and science teachers but all are welcome.
Join us on an exciting five-day course that will start in Lancaster and end at the Chesapeake Bay. This course will start with two days in Pennsylvania learning about land-use, agricultural conservation, and waterways. The group will then travel to spend three days and two nights at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Karen Noonan Center, which is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, nestled into the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Participants will study the significance of the Susquehanna River's impact on the Chesapeake Bay throughout the course. Local experts will engage the group and the investigations will be hands-on and interactive. Participants should be prepared to canoe, visit farms, seine for aquatic life, set crab pots, and much more. This experience and useful lessons that meet state standards will help you bring learning to life for your students.
Length & Location: 2 local field investigation days, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to register Environmental Literacy in Independent Schools
July 2529
This course is for teachers at any independent school in the Bay watershed.
Acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude to incorporate the local environment into your curriculum. Learn to engage your students in individual collective action by investigating the changing landscape of the Bay watershed. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students environmental literacy with an interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location: The course will be 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center, followed by 2 days/2 nights at locations on the mid-Shore area near Chestertown, Maryland.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

 

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Virginia Teachers

Virginia Beach Systemic Environmental Literacy (High School)
July 11—15
This course is open to high school science teachers from Virginia Beach City Public Schools.
This five-day field course is designed to connect Virginia Beach City Public School high school teachers to the Chesapeake Bay. Using the Lynnhaven River and the Chesapeake Bay as the backdrop, teachers will learn about their connection to the Bay and its watershed. We will use CBF canoes and workboats to learn about this national treasure. Field activities may include water quality testing, crabbing, fishing, marsh exploration, canoeing, and oyster dredging. We will also explore the creeks and marshes around Lynnhaven Inlet and participate in various other outdoor activities to learn how to integrate the Bay and its watershed into our classrooms.
Length & Location: 5 local day-trips.
Cost: This course is funded by a grant. There is no fee for participants.
To Register: Contact Ana Cingel ana.cingel@vbschools.com

 

Click to registerFood, Water, and Waste in the District: How our everyday actions and decisions connect us to our local waterways
July 11—15
This course is designed for teachers from D.C. public and charter schools but others are welcome.
Every resident of the nation’s capital depends on and impacts their local waterways every single day. We will investigate our relationships to our streams, rivers, and the Bay by taking a close look at the pathways of food and water moving through our communities. Along the way we’ll explore how our city fits into the earth’s natural systems, find resources to bring those connections into the classroom, and model ways to engage students with environmental issues through hands-on investigations. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students’ environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach. Participants will take home an array of lessons that can be incorporated into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 local day trips in Washington, D.C.
Cost: $50 resource fee for DCPS teachers (returned upon completion of the course), $300 for others.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerTeachers on the Bay
July 11—15
This course is open to all educators but will take place in Virginia.
The weeklong course provides learning experiences for elementary, middle and high school science teachers that are designed to closely support the implementation of the 2010 Science Standards of Learning. Special emphasis is being given to provide instructional resources that will support the science standards related to watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay in sixth-grade science, Life Science, Earth Science, Biology, Environmental Science, and Oceanography. The course will provide instruction that integrates classroom and field teaching, and models meaningful field investigations. Printed materials and hands-on resources supporting the content and skills in the science standards will also be included. Field work will be on the freshwater and brackish tidal portion of the Rappahannock River and on Great Fox Island near the center of the Bay. Participants may be eligible to receive up to 45 points for licensure renewal from their school division and also will have the option of attaining graduate credit (3 graduate credits from Virginia Commonwealth University) at an additional cost to the participant. See www.cbf.org/credit for details.
Length & Location: 5 days2 nights in Tappahannock, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Education Center.
Cost: $350 per person
To Register:
Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerWatershed Adventures in Rockingham County
July 1115
This course is open to all educators from Rockingham County Public Schools.
Join Rockingham County Public Schools and CBF for hands-on professional learning that provides teachers with the unique opportunity to connect the Shenandoah Valley to the Chesapeake Bay. You will connect across grade bands to explore the ecology, local history, economics, and politics surrounding the Shenandoah Valley as well as the Chesapeake Bay. Whether you’re on the river in the Valley or an island in the Bay, get ready to learn how to incorporate rigorous field investigations into the curriculum using schoolyard habitats and environment-based STEM resources.  
Length & Location: 5 days total— 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Education Center followed by 2 days local
Cost: $25 deposit paid to RCPS
To Register: Contact Eric Fitzgerald or Tammy Stone at RCPS to register.  They will direct you to this site to complete the online form once you are on the roster.  CBF's online registration form  | Register by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Mechanicsburg, Pa.)
July 18-20

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Mechanicsburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

Click to registerFairfax County and the Chesapeake: Vital Connections
July 2529
This course is only open to 7th grade science teachers in Fairfax County Public Schools.
More people live in Fairfax County than any other county in the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed. That's over 1 million people who impact and depend on their local waterways, from their neighborhood's headwater streams to the tidal Potomac and the Chesapeake Bay. We will investigate the many interdependent relationships between Fairfax County and the Bay as we explore the resources and ecosystems of our county. Along the way we will examine the positive and negative impact we can have on our vital natural systems, and provide tools and techniques to integrate environmental literacy into your classroom with an interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location:5 local day trips in the Fairfax County area.
Cost: The course fee is covered by a NOAA B-WET grant.
To Register:Register onlineRegister by mail/fax.

 

Virginia Beach Environmental Literacy (Middle School)
July 2529
This course is open to middle school Life Science teachers from Virginia Beach City Public Schools.
Learn about teaching outside in your local environment and see all Virginia Beach has to offer you and your students! How can we empower our students to think critically, communicate, and collaborate in real world settings to understand our impact on the Bay and the value of the watershed to ourselves and our community? Throughout our five-day course we will explore Virginia Beach waterways, visit local schools, talk to regional experts, investigate the health of native ecosystems, and learn about what we can do to create environmentally literate citizens. We will work together to develop questions and carry out investigations to determine our impact on the Chesapeake. Let's give our students the tools they need to make sense of real world problems and use those tools strategically to save the Bay!
Length & Location: 5 local day-trips.
Cost: This course is funded by a grant. There is no fee for participants.
To Register:  Contact Ana Cingel ana.cingel@vbschools.com.

 

Click to registerWorkboats, Tractors, Rivers, and Farms: Explorations of Virginia Agriculture and the Chesapeake Bay 
July 25—29
This course is for all Virginia agriculture teachers, but priority will be given to those from the Shenandoah Valley.
This five day Chesapeake Classrooms course will explore the connections between agriculture and health of the Chesapeake Bay. Using Virginia’s Agriscience competencies, we will bring the farm to the classroom by exploring resource conservation, research, plant and animal science, agribusiness, nutrient management and agriculture best management practices.  We will begin the week in Petersburg, Virginia at Virginia State University (VSU), explore local farms, travel the James River on CBF’s workboat Baywatcher, and learn about agriculture practices in eastern Virginia. Wednesday afternoon we will travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and investigate connections between agriculture and the Chesapeake Bay. Course participants will enjoy a tour of VSU’s Randolph Farm and Harding Street Urban Agriculture Center indoor farm, and will investigate James River ecology, local ecology, and agriculture in the Shenandoah Valley. 
Length & Location: The course will be 3 days/2 nights at Virginia State University followed by 2 day trips in the Shenandoah Valley.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax.


Click to register Environmental Literacy in Independent Schools
July 25—29

This course is for teachers at any independent school in the Bay watershed.
Acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude to incorporate the local environment into your curriculum. Learn to engage your students in individual collective action by investigating the changing landscape of the Bay watershed. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students environmental literacy with an interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location: The course will be 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center followed by 2 days/2 nights at locations on the mid-Shore area near Chestertown, Maryland.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax.

 

Click to registerFollowing Farms and Schoolyards Downstream
July 2529
This course is designed for Pennsylvania agriculture and science teachers but all are welcome.
Join us on an exciting five-day course that will start in Lancaster and end at the Chesapeake Bay. This course will start with two days in Pennsylvania learning about land-use, agricultural conservation, and waterways. The group will then travel to spend three days and two nights at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Karen Noonan Center, which is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, nestled into the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Participants will study the significance of the Susquehanna River's impact on the Chesapeake Bay throughout the course. Local experts will engage the group and the investigations will be hands-on and interactive. Participants should be prepared to canoe, visit farms, seine for aquatic life, set crab pots, and much more. This experience and useful lessons that meet state standards will help you bring learning to life for your students.
Length & Location: 2 local field investigation days, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Register onlineRegister by mail/fax.

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Washington, D.C. Teachers

Click to registerFood, Water, and Waste in the District: How our everyday actions and decisions connect us to our local waterways
July 1115
This course is designed for teachers from D.C. public and charter schools but others are welcome.
Every resident of the nation's capital depends on and impacts their local waterways every single day. We will investigate our relationships to our streams, rivers, and the Bay by taking a close look at the pathways of food and water moving through our communities. Along the way we'll explore how our city fits into the earth's natural systems, find resources to bring those connections into the classroom, and model ways to engage students with environmental issues through hands-on investigations. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students' environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach. Participants will take home an array of lessons that can be incorporated into the school curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 local day trips in Washington, D.C.
Cost: $50 resource fee for DCPS teachers (returned upon completion of the course), $300 per person for others
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerTeachers on the Bay
July 1115
This course is open to all educators but will take place in Virginia.
The weeklong course provides learning experiences for elementary, middle and high school science teachers that are designed to closely support the implementation of the 2010 Science Standards of Learning. Special emphasis is being given to provide instructional resources that will support the science standards related to watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay in sixth-grade science, Life Science, Earth Science, Biology, environmental science, and oceanography. The course will provide instruction that integrates classroom and field teaching, and models meaningful field investigations. Printed materials and hands-on resources supporting the content and skills in the science standards will also be included. Field work will be on the freshwater and brackish tidal portion of the Rappahannock River and on Great Fox Island near the center of the Bay. Participants may be eligible to receive up to 45 points for licensure renewal from their school division and also will have the option of attaining graduate credit (3 graduate credits from Virginia Commonwealth University) at an additional cost to the participant.  See www.cbf.org/credit for details.
Length & Location:5 days - 2 nights in Tappahannock, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Education Center.
Cost: $350 per person
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (Mechanicsburg, Pa.)
July 18-20

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 3 days local to Mechanicsburg.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: The IU is forming a waitlist. All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 15  http://www.caiu.org/services/professional-development.aspx

 

Click to register Environmental Literacy in Independent Schools
July 25—29
This course is for teachers at any independent school in the Bay watershed.
Acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitude to incorporate the local environment into your curriculum. Learn to engage your students in individual collective action by investigating the changing landscape of the Bay watershed. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students environmental literacy with an interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location: The course will be 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center, followed by 2 days/2 nights at locations on the mid-Shore area near Chestertown, MD.
Cost: $300 per person
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerFollowing Farms and Schoolyards Downstream
July 2529
This course is designed for Pennsylvania agriculture and science teachers but all are welcome.
Join us on an exciting five-day course that will start in Lancaster and end at the Chesapeake Bay. This course will start with two days in Pennsylvania learning about land-use, agricultural conservation, and waterways. The group will then travel to spend three days and two nights at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Karen Noonan Center, which is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, nestled into the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Participants will study the significance of the Susquehanna River's impact on the Chesapeake Bay throughout the course. Local experts will engage the group and the investigations will be hands-on and interactive. Participants should be prepared to canoe, visit farms, seine for aquatic life, set crab pots, and much more. This experience and useful lessons that meet state standards will help you bring learning to life for your students.
Length & Location: 2 local field investigation days, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $300 per person
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

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Other Registration Options

Class Full? Any teacher who would like to be added to the waitlist for a full course can send an e-mail to chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org.

If you are registering for a CBF course and do not wish to register online, you may print the 2016 Chesapeake Classrooms Registration Form (pdf) and mail or fax it to the address below. Remember to include the course fee with your registration form.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Attn: Chesapeake Classrooms
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Fax: 410-716-3016

To pay with a credit card, you can register online or you may also call our office at 800-445-5572.

If you have additional questions please contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org

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August Course Schedule

These five-day summer immersion courses provide an experience that equips teachers with the knowledge, tools, skills, and confidence to use the local environment in their classroom. Teachers explore the watershed and examine the connection between land use and water quality through hands-on investigations, standards-based activities and assessments, and action projects.

Note about online registration: Payment of course fees is required with online registration. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. If you do not wish to register online or if you will be paying by check, please see our registration options.

Browse August courses by state:

MD Teachers | PA Teachers | VA Teachers | D.C. Teachers

Maryland Teachers


A Bird’s Eye View of Chesapeake Bay Island Ecology - FULL

August 1—5
This course is an advanced option designed for Chesapeake Classrooms alumni. It is open to educators from all regions.
Join us for an adventurous advanced course focused on professional and personal growth amidst the island communities of the Chesapeake Bay. Participate in investigations of bird habitats and human culture of the Bay islands—all while developing lessons that address core curriculum standards among similarly passionate peers. Acquire skills and resources that enable you to bring multidisciplinary and experiential education back to your classroom. Participants engage in investigations of wetlands (marshes and beaches), water quality, oysters, underwater grass meadows, colonial birds, crabs, and the human culture of the Bay. The inspirational environment of the islands is bound to produce a personally rejuvenating and professionally transformative experience. Bring your enthusiasm and binoculars! No previous ornithological experience necessary.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights on CBF's island residential centers (2 nights at Port Isobel Island Education Center, 2 nights at Fox Island).
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: 
 Contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org to be added to the waitlist

 

Click to registerTeachers on the Estuary: Data Edition
In partnership with Chesapeake Bay NERR-MD and NOAA
August 1—5
This course is open to Chesapeake Bay watershed middle and high school educators.
This five-day program, formerly Data and the Estuary, is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the resources, knowledge, and experience necessary to facilitate the integration of estuaries and their related issues into the classroom. The program accomplishes this through hands-on field-based investigations carried out in the diverse environments of the Delmarva Peninsula and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teachers will have the opportunity to gather authentic data on land use, water quality, biotic communities and other parameters, analyze that data, and ultimately use this information to develop action projects that will have a positive impact on the natural systems of the Chesapeake Bay.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $50 non-refundable resource fee.  The course fee is covered through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
To Register:
  Register onlineRegister by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (York, Pa.)
August 2-3

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 2 days local to York, PA.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 12 https://act48.iu12.org/

 

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Pennsylvania Teachers


A Bird’s Eye View of Chesapeake Bay Island Ecology - FULL

August 15
This course is an advanced option designed for Chesapeake Classrooms alumni. It is open to educators from all regions.
Join us for an adventurous advanced course focused on professional and personal growth amidst the island communities of the Chesapeake Bay. Participate in investigations of bird habitats and human culture of the Bay islands—all while developing lessons that address core curriculum standards among similarly passionate peers. Acquire skills and resources that enable you to bring multidisciplinary and experiential education back to your classroom. Participants engage in investigations of wetlands (marshes and beaches), water quality, oysters, underwater grass meadows, colonial birds, crabs, and the human culture of the Bay. The inspirational environment of the islands is bound to produce a personally rejuvenating and professionally transformative experience. Bring your enthusiasm and binoculars! No previous ornithological experience necessary.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights on CBF's island residential centers (2 nights at Port Isobel Island Education Center, 2 nights at Fox Island).
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register:
 Contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

Click to register Teachers on the Estuary: Data Edition
In partnership with Chesapeake Bay NERR-MD and NOAA
August 15
This course is open to Chesapeake Bay watershed middle and high school educators.
This five-day program, formerly Data and the Estuary, is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the resources, knowledge, and experience necessary to facilitate the integration of estuaries and their related issues into the classroom. The program accomplishes this through hands-on field-based investigations carried out in the diverse environments of the Delmarva Peninsula and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teachers will have the opportunity to gather authentic data on land use, water quality, biotic communities and other parameters, analyze that data, and ultimately use this information to develop action projects that will have a positive impact on the natural systems of the Chesapeake Bay.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $50 non-refundable resource fee.  The course fee is covered through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
To Register
:   Register onlineRegister by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (York)
August 2-3

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 2 days local to York, PA.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 12 https://act48.iu12.org/

 

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Virginia Teachers


A Bird’s Eye View of Chesapeake Bay Island Ecology - FULL
August 1—5
This course is an advanced option designed for Chesapeake Classrooms alumni. It is open to educators from all regions.
Join us for an adventurous advanced course focused on professional and personal growth amidst the island communities of the Chesapeake Bay. Participate in investigations of bird habitats and human culture of the Bay islands—all while developing lessons that address core curriculum standards among similarly passionate peers. Acquire skills and resources that enable you to bring multidisciplinary and experiential education back to your classroom. Participants engage in investigations of wetlands (marshes and beaches), water quality, oysters, underwater grass meadows, colonial birds, crabs, and the human culture of the Bay. The inspirational environment of the islands is bound to produce a personally rejuvenating and professionally transformative experience. Bring your enthusiasm and binoculars! No previous ornithological experience necessary. 
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights on CBF's island residential centers (2 nights at Port Isobel Island Education Center, 2 nights at Fox Island).
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

Click to register Teachers on the Estuary: Data Edition
In partnership with Chesapeake Bay NERR-MD and NOAA
August 15
This course is open to Chesapeake Bay watershed middle and high school educators.
This five-day program, formerly Data and the Estuary, is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the resources, knowledge, and experience necessary to facilitate the integration of estuaries and their related issues into the classroom. The program accomplishes this through hands-on field-based investigations carried out in the diverse environments of the Delmarva Peninsula and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teachers will have the opportunity to gather authentic data on land use, water quality, biotic communities and other parameters, analyze that data, and ultimately use this information to develop action projects that will have a positive impact on the natural systems of the Chesapeake Bay.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $50 non-refundable resource fee.  The course fee is covered through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
To Register
:   Register onlineRegister by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (York, Pa.)
August 2-3

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 2 days local to York, PA.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 12 https://act48.iu12.org/

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Literacy for Loudoun County
August 812

This course is only open to teachers from Loudoun County Public Schools.
Join CBF for an investigation of how Loudoun County's regional resources and the Chesapeake Bay can be ideal teaching tools. Learn about your local ecosystems and how to use them as you integrate the environment across subjects and grade levels. We will explore schoolyard habitats, water quality, and land use types. Acquire resources, new lessons, and techniques to develop environmentally literate students who are excited to learn outside. Participants will learn how to infuse new activities and project-based learning ideas across the county curriculum.
Length & Location: 5 days total2 days in Loudoun county and 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Environmental Education Center.
Cost: Loudoun County Public Schools covers the course fee.
To Register:  Register onlineRegister by mail/fax

 

Fairfax County and the Chesapeake: Vital Connections
August 812
This course is only open to grades 25 teachers from Fairfax County Public Schools.
Join us for a five-day investigation of the changing landscape of Virginia. Learn about your local ecosystems and how to use them as valuable teaching tools. We will explore schoolyard habitats, land-use issues, and inquiry-based teaching techniques to integrate the environment into your classroom. This professional learning opportunity will give you the tools to build your students’ environmental literacy with a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach.
Length & Location: 5 days total— 2 local day trips in the Fairfax area, 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: The course fee is covered by a NOAA B-WET grant.
To Register: Register on myPLT—course # coming soon.

 

Locally Grown Classrooms - FULL
August 812
This course is only open to teachers from Suffolk City Public Schools.
This course enables teachers to help Save the Bay by supporting local farmers and raising vegetables on your own schoolyard. Activities will include a day on CBF’s Bea Hayman Clark to discover the Chesapeake Bay aquatic ecosystem. We will visit local farms and a farmers market to learn how buying local can significantly reduce nitrogen in the bay and improve water quality. Teachers will explore a schoolyard and learn its environmental impact. These rigorous, interdisciplinary activities are the ideal way to inspire students to take action in their own community. At the end of the course, teachers will take home a “garden kit” with everything they need (including grow bags and seeds) to begin schoolyard gardening.  
Length & Location: 5 local day trips.
Cost: $300 per person 
To Register: Contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org to be added to the waitlist.

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Washington, D.C. Teachers


A Bird’s Eye View of Chesapeake Bay Island Ecology - FULL
August 15
This course is an advanced option designed for Chesapeake Classrooms alumni. It is open to educators from all regions.
Join us for an adventurous advanced course focused on professional and personal growth amidst the island communities of the Chesapeake Bay. Participate in investigations of bird habitats and human culture of the Bay islands—all while developing lessons that address core curriculum standards among similarly passionate peers. Acquire skills and resources that enable you to bring multidisciplinary and experiential education back to your classroom. Participants engage in investigations of wetlands (marshes and beaches), water quality, oysters, underwater grass meadows, colonial birds, crabs, and the human culture of the Bay. The inspirational environment of the islands is bound to produce a personally rejuvenating and professionally transformative experience. Bring your enthusiasm and binoculars! No previous ornithological experience necessary. 
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights on CBF's island residential centers (2 nights at Port Isobel Island Education Center, 2 nights at Fox Island).
Cost: $300 per person.
To Register: Contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org to be added to the waitlist.

 

Click to register Teachers on the Estuary: Data Edition
In partnership with Chesapeake Bay NERR-MD and NOAA
August 15
This course is open to Chesapeake Bay watershed middle and high school educators.
This five-day program, formerly Data and the Estuary, is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the resources, knowledge, and experience necessary to facilitate the integration of estuaries and their related issues into the classroom. The program accomplishes this through hands-on field-based investigations carried out in the diverse environments of the Delmarva Peninsula and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teachers will have the opportunity to gather authentic data on land use, water quality, biotic communities and other parameters, analyze that data, and ultimately use this information to develop action projects that will have a positive impact on the natural systems of the Chesapeake Bay.  
Length & Location: 5 days/4 nights at CBF's Karen Noonan Education Center.
Cost: $50 non-refundable resource fee.  The course fee is covered through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
To Register
Register onlineRegister by mail/fax

 

PA's Waterways: Real Change, Real Connections (York, Pa.)
August 2-3

This course is designed for Pennsylvania educators but all are welcome.
Learn to connect your school and community with local streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. This two-day workshop will explore the connections between schoolyard habitats, land-use practices, and our local waterways. Participants will also learn from hands-on field investigations, canoeing, along with local sites and experts. Learn to enhance your teaching, regardless of the subject, with real-world, local issues.
Length & Location: 2 days local to York, PA.
Cost: The course fee is $0 thanks to grant support.
To Register: All teachers should register through Intermediate Unit 12 https://act48.iu12.org/

 

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Other Registration Options

Class Full? Any teacher who would like to be added to the waitlist for a full course can send an e-mail to chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org.

If you are registering for a CBF course and do not wish to register online you may print the 2016 Chesapeake Classrooms Registration Form (pdf) and mail or fax it to the address below. Remember to include the course fee with your registration form.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Attn: Chesapeake Classrooms
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Fax: 410-716-3016

To pay with a credit card, you may register online or you may also call our office at 800-445-5572.

If you have additional questions please contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org

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