The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory is a vibrant part of the Solomons Island community where students, faculty, visitors, and local residents come to learn about the natural environment.
Science for Communities Seminars
Learn about innovative research conducted at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory from the scientists themselves. These public seminars invite the community to discover how our scientists are developing new approaches to solving the environmental challenges facing Southern Maryland, our nation, and the world.
Wave of Plastic Middle School Curriculum Unit
Wave of Plastic is a curricular unit helping middle school students make sense of the core ideas related to issues of plastic pollution by engaging in authentic interdisciplinary practice culminating in comprehensive, student-driven, informed action projects.
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has a variety of faculty conducting research that is of interest to everyone, and our lab has a list of faculty interested in presenting at community events or for civic organizations about their research. You can browse our list of experts and types of presentations they can make at your event.
Free Group Tours are pre-arranged tours that allow for a behind-the-scenes look at Chesapeake Biological Laboratory research. Group Tours must have a minimum of 12 participants and are appropriate for adult through upper middle school audiences. Minors must be accompanied by responsible adults. All tours must take place Monday to Friday during normal business hours. Email the Outreach Coordinator at least two weeks in advance to arrange Group Tours throughout the year.