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Math - Seventh Grade 7.21

Bernie's Toes
http://www.vims.edu/adv/ed/bt/bt99lessons2.html 

Students hear the story of "Bernie's Toes," then discuss effects of humans on Chesapeake Bay water quality and fisheries. They observe a Secchi disk and locate Bernie's childhood home on a map. Students produce graphs showing changes in various aspects of the Patuxent River area, then discuss relationships or trends. Sand-Shakes & Mud-Pies http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_mud-pies.html 
Students collect sediment samples from different wet habitats, measure and compare sediment composition from these sites in order to find relationships between sediment size and various environmental factors. Elementary students separate and observe layers; older students make calculations based on their data. (Grades 4-12)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.8, 5.1, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.6, ES.1, ES.2, ES.8, ES.9, Math: 4.11, 4.12, 4.13, 5.3, 5.11, 5.17, 5.20, 6.7, 6.9, 6.10, 6.18,7.21, 7.23, 7.25, 8.18
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Hot Foot
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_hot-foot.html 

Students will investigate variations in temperature and its possible effect on location of living things. Grades 4-12

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks 
  • SOLs Covered: Science 4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.8, LS.1, LS.4, LS.10, BIO.1, BIOS.3, BIO.9 Math 4.7, 5.3, 5.11, 5.17, 6.2, 6.18, 7.21, 8.18, 8.19
  • Time Required: At the Park: 1/2 to 1 hour, any time of day. 
  • Dates: Any time of the year.
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WORLD WAR II The Home Front
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_macmem6.html 

Primary source documents, artifacts, and photographs located in one of the MacArthur Memorial’s classrooms spark discussion of what is was like to live in Norfolk during World War II. Time frame: 1941 and 1945. (Grades 4-9)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.8, 5.1, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.6, ES.1, ES.2, ES.8, ES.9, Math: 4.11, 4.12, 4.13, 5.3, 5.11, 5.17, 5.20, 6.7, 6.9, 6.10, 6.18, 7.21, 7.23, 7.25, 8.18
  • Time Required: 2 hours
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  • Cost: Field Trips to the MacArthur Memorial can be taken without charge.

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