Chesapeake Bay Ecology

york_river144Join Watermen’s Museum staff as we study the ecosystem of the York River.  Students will learn how to gather and analyze samples as they research water quality, environmental conditions, and biodiversity sampling techniques.

Orientation and 3 – 20 Minute Stations:

  1. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed / Map Study
  2. Water Quality Analysis
  3. Biodiversity Analysis
  4. Habitat Hunt

Grade level: 4-12

Program Location: Watermen’s Museum

Program Length: 1.5 hours

Program Cost: $5 per participant

To schedule a program tour at the museum or to receive more information, please call (757) 887-2641 or email “admin” (please remove space from address and copy to your email “TO” section.