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Otter Point Creek

Environmental Survey

 

An Interactive Exercise Combining

Middle and High School

Class, Field, and Laboratory Experiences

 Using Science as a Decision Making Tool!

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Letter to the teacher

     Visit Schedule

     Inclement weather policy

Print the following documents and bring to the Center the day of the program:

     Permission slip

     Acknowledgment of Risk (for HCPS only) - Document under construction

     Photo release form

     Pre-test 

Use the following to prepare your students:

    Letter to the Students

     Harford County's Request

     ABC Company Proposal 

     Record Sheet-Boat (for information only)

     Record Sheet-Lab  (for information only)

     Critical Area Designations Map

     Land Use Classifications Map

     Existing Sewer Lines Map

     Development Envelope Map

     Estuary Center with Orthophotography Map

     Zoning Classifications Map

     Watersheds Map

After the trip:

     Post-Visit Instructions

     Q-Value instructions

     Q-Value Graphs

     Water Quality Index Worksheet

     Please complete and return the following to the Center

       Final report (.pdf)     Final report (.doc)

       Teacher evaluation (.pdf)   Teacher evaluation (.doc)

       Post-test(.pdf) 

State Standards

       6th Grade State Standards

       7th Grade State Standards

       8th Grade State Standards

       High School State Standards

WEB LINKS

General Estuarine Education Sites:

      National Estuarine Research Reserve

      NOAA Education 

      Fieldscope

Environmental Links:

     Maryland Association of Outdoor and Environmental Education (MAEOE)

     Stream Survey

Water Quality:

     MD DNR Water Quality

     NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office

 

 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688