Wetlands in a Bottle

Wetlands provide 3 major benefits: 1.) Filter out pollution from water (Nature’s Kidneys)2.) Great habitat for fish, waterfowl, and wildlife 3.) Prevent flooding (Acts like a sponge to soak up excess water) Students will need: – 1 bottle (2 litter Pepsi or Coke)...
Atlantic Sturgeon Lesson Plan

Atlantic Sturgeon Lesson Plan

The Atlantic sturgeon has a long history and great importance to the James River. It is important to connect students to their environment so they develop a passion for protecting wildlife. Key takeaways from the video: Why are Atlantic Sturgeon endangered...

James River Explorers – Shark Week

Create your own Shark Week! Check out the resources below to learn more about sharks and their teeth in the James River and Chesapeake Bay.  Some of these links talk about finding sharks teeth along beaches, if you do venture out, please pay attention to current...