Resources for Educators

Resources on Adaptation

The materials below were developed by Duke SRC specifically for 4th grade teachers in Chesapeake City Schools in Virginia. They are meant to complement 4th graders’ experience on the Elizabeth River Project’s learning barge and explain the concept of adaptation by using fish in the Elizabeth River as an example.

Resource A: Summary document

Resource B: Introduction to adaptations and habitat

Resource C: Adaptation worksheet for students and answer key

Resource D: Adaptation game/activity

Resource E: Fish fact sheet (and detachable bookmark) –> be sure to print 2-sided!


Compiled Resources on Environmental Justice and Related Topics

For our Environmental Justice Workshop participants, we have compiled existing educational lesson plans and resources.

Resources for different age groups:

  • K-12 lesson plans, divided by grade level
  • readings for college students in the social and natural sciences

Topic sub-categories: