Virtual Learning Resources


Learn From Anywhere!

Are you looking for hands-on, educational activities to enhance student learning? AMM has curated a list of resources to support our teachers, students, and families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond! We hope that these online resources will allow you to continue learning about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. These are fantastic resources to explore with your students before and after you join us on one of our School Programs!

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Maryland Day
  • Oyster Wars Video – The Oyster Wars was a true event that took place on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac river from 1865-1959.  This is a story about piracy, treasure, violence, and the greed of man. The frequent clashes between Oyster Pirates, the authorities, and the legal watermen from Maryland and Virginia.
  • Signal Flags Video – Learn about some of the unique and interesting ways ships can communicate to each other, or signal to shore without saying a word. Today we will let the flags do most of the talking!
Chesapeake Bay Animals

Use these resources to learn more about some of the Bay’s animals, then use what you learn to complete the worksheets below.

Maritime Heritage
  • Explore AMM’s virtual exhibits and research portal to view photographs, listen to oral histories, and discover the history of the McNasby Oyster Company from home, school, or anywhere you have access to the worldwide web!
  • Check out this simple summary of some of the many types of Chesapeake Bay workboats, featured in the Washingtonian
Watershed Stewardship
Earth Day Resources