Collect, record, and interpret data from physical, chemical, and biological sources to evaluate the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and wetlands, and describe how the Bay supports a wide variety of plant and animal life that interact with other living and nonliving things.
- Watersheds and Wetlands
Water is continually being recycled by the hydrologic cycle through the watersheds, oceans, and the atmosphere by processes such as evaporation, condensation, precipitation runoff, and infiltration. This life-giving cycle is continually and increasingly affected by human affairs. As a basis for understanding this concept, students: