• The working watermen community of Tangier Island VA at sunset. Photo by Starke Jett.

    Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay - Your Outdoor Classroom

With the Chesapeake Bay as your backdrop, you can make science, math, social studies and history come alive. National Park Service partners are ready to help you teach with resources that bring the Bay into the classroom. Join in Professional Development sessions on a variety of topics!  Ready to go? Explore field trip ideas that will make a big impression on young minds.

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Students examine a live Chesapeake Bay blue crab onboard the Schooner Sultana (photo courtesy of Sultana Projects)