Maritime History Teacher Resources
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Snapshots in time
Students describe and identify the types of maritime activity between 1680 and 1806. In this maritime history instructional activity, students explore the "On the Water" exhibit online and describe the people involved. Students choose 3-5 maritime activities which affect their lives or the community and take digital photos of them.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Water Nearby
Learners explore water located near where they live. In this map skills maritime lesson, students use Google Maps to find their school and the body of water closest to them. Learners research the body of water and answer questions about it.
K - 4th Language Arts 26 Views 43 Downloads
The Maritime Revolution: 1400-1550
Maritime expansion changed culture and the global economy for ever. This presentation covers both the Polynesian expansion that connected the South Pacific and the European expansion that brought Spain to the New World. Key players, events, and the technology that made it possible are also covered.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
No Extra Room on the Mayflower
Students take a virtual trip on the Mayflower to explore scarcity. In this scarcity lesson, students choose items to take on a cross-sea journey. Students discuss a trip on the Mayflower and the problems in a cross-sea trip at the time. Students answer questions about the virtual trip.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 7 Views 34 Downloads
The Economics of Construction
Students study the economic system of the United States, including its principles, development, and institutions. They find receipts for lumber, agreements for the purchase of a parcel of land, documents calling for the construction of a "marine lookout" and payments made to laborers.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 35 Downloads
Marine Protected Areas
Students define Marine Protected Area; identify types of Marine Protected Areas; identify the stakeholders of particular Marine Protected Areas; describe the impacts of establishing Marine Protected Areas from different stakeholder perspectives; and describe ways in which establishing a local protected area would affect their community.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Ship of the Line
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships. In this Naval history activity, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet. Students complete a Naval Ship worksheet and practice using discovery vocabulary terms.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Young scholars examine marine archaeology. In this archaeological data lesson, students see how archaeologists use data to make inferences about shipwrecks. Young scholars read data and make their own inferences, write about marine life and artifacts found at shipwreck sites.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 22 Downloads
By the Dawn's Early Light: Maryland and the War of 1812
Fourth graders examine the events that lead to the British attack on Baltimore in 1814 and the role of geography in the events of the battle. After a brief discussion on the history of trade routes before 1814 and the War of 1812, they read "By the Dawn's Early Light".
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads
Five Years to Life: labor in Early Colonial Maryland
Eighth graders analyze the shift in the labor supply of Maryland's early coloninal economy from one that included indentured servants to one that increasingly depend on the labor of slaves. They skim "Tobacco Growing", resource and are asked what does this tell them about the production of tobacco?
8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 24 Downloads
Marine Protected Areas
Students role play different stakeholders perspective on the debate about Channel Islands. In this marine science lesson, students identify different types of Marine Protected Areas. They research about their stakeholder's point of view and hold a mock debate about the issue.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Students study North Carolina's changing coastline during the Paleoindian and Archaic periods and determine the positions of the coastline at different times and decide what types of archaeological information has been lost due to rising sea levels.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Call to Arms: Robotic Analogues for Human Structures
Investigate deep sea discovery through the emerging technology being built. In this physical science lesson, students analyze the different types of motion available in the human arm. Students research educational websites discussing deep sea research and complete worksheets.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads