Elizabeth, to your school or youth organization and request one of the
are best suited for intimate audiences, but can
be adapted. Princess Elizabeth will wear a new historical costume from
The Shakespeare Theater and arrive with artifacts and resources. A
treasure box of children's environmental books is also available
including pre- and post activities.
Standards of Learning:
K.1, K.2, K.4, K.9, 1.3, 1.4,
1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5,
3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 5.7, 5.6, 6.5, 6.7, 6.9;
VS.1, 2, 3, LS.4, 7,10, 11, 12, 14, ES.3 a,b,c,d, ES.1.a, ES.11 b,e
CE.9, 10, 11 BIO.3 a, BIO.8 b,c,d,e, BIO.9 a,b,c,d,e, WG.126.96.36.199.7.12,
Schedule a visit, today!
To schedule an education experience,
contact Robin Dunbar, a.k.a.
Princess Elizabeth at 757-399-7487 or email@example.com.
Learn about the river's past, present and
future through the presentation Elizabeth 2007. Princess Elizabeth will
tell you the story of one of American's great ports reclaiming its
heritage as a living ecosystem. It's all part of a larger new education
initiative by The Elizabeth River Project to commemorate the 400th
anniversary of Captain John Smith's discovery of the Elizabeth River in
1607. Discover YOUR home river and be part of the legend.
Habitats (Grades PreK-7)
The Elizabeth is known as one of the most
polluted river's on the Chesapeake Bay and wildlife is dependent on
healthy habitats for survival. Learn about the river's wildlife, ecology
and ecosystems as Princess Elizabeth tells the story "A River of Hope".
Students will compare a healthy river to today's river noting challenges
and solutions to her pollution.
Were you aware that the Elizabeth River
has lost over 50% of her wetlands and for miles her shore has been
hardened and are void of trees and native plants? Join Princess
Elizabeth as she tells the story "Spartina", and learn the function,
benefits and value of wetlands. Students will meet English explorer
Captain John Smith and a modern day boy and compare how the river has
changed over time.
Invite Princess Elizabeth to tell her
story of how she became an environmental steward passionate about her
home river. Teachers will be provided a copy of the youth workbook, "A
Royal Steward," which she authored to inspire students to join her and
take action. The workbook offers post visit reflection activities and
resources to engage students in group discussions and foster
environmental stewardship. Activities are also provided for students to
earn a River Steward patch from The Elizabeth River Project.
Port (Grades 3-5)
Discover the Elizabeth River, a major
world port and living ecosystem as Princess Elizabeth will lead students
back in time to The Port of Virginia ~1607-2007. Sail down the Elizabeth
when the first settlers hoped to find a world port and discovered a
bountiful harbor with tall pine and fir trees, mounds of oysters and an
abundance of fish. Join her as she tells the story of America's first
port with artifacts and maps from her treasure box. Students will also
explore a living river with a fragile ecosystem in need of River
Request a royal visit
Call 757-399-7487 or email
Suggested donation of $75 per hour of appearance (flexible, waived for
groups unable to pay) keeps education and restoration programs growing.
Make check payable to Elizabeth River Project.
Education programs made