Submarines Teacher Resources
Find Submarines educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 785 resources
Build Your Own Submarine
High schoolers construct their own submarine following a certain procedure. In this physics lesson, students calculate the density of objects using a mathematical formula. They explain why some object floats in water while some do not.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 36 Downloads
Mysterious Slovak Words in Yellow Submarine
Students read an article about the song "Yellow Submarine." In this lesson, students complete several activities that relate to the article, including a vocabulary assignment, sentence starters, class discussion and a quiz.
4th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 3 Downloads
Build a Model Submarine
Learners form lab groups and work together to construct a submarine out of a soda bottle. Next, they observe its action in a tub of water as the inner pressure is changed. It is an engaging experiment. However, links to outside resources can be used to make this more educational.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
World War II - Submarine Simulation
Students explore electricity, engines, and horsepower. In groups, they construct a submarine. Classmates participate in a submarine simulation activity. They role play safely crossing the Atlantic, with their submarine, during World War II.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
World War I Causes Project
After completing this detailed and well-designed project, your young historians will be well-versed in their explanations of the reasons that various countries joined World War I! Learners design a picture book covering seven primary causes for joining the war effort, from nationalism and alliances to unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman telegram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
2005 Submarine Ring of Fire Expedition: Unexplored
Students compare and contrast submarine volcanoes at convergent and divergent plate boundaries, infer kinds of living organisms that may be found around hydrothermal vents, and describe ways in which scientists may prepare to explore unknown areas.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission, gamma rays, critical mass, and exponential decay.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
Students research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
What Do You SUBpose?
Submarines are the fous of this math and science lesson. In it, learners explore the world of submarines: how they work, and what they are used for. They engage in hands-on activities, watch video clips, and work in cooperative groups in order to investigate the math and science behind submarines.
3rd - 5th Math 5 Views 29 Downloads
The American Turtle, 1776
Fifth graders evaluate David Bushnell's 1776 American Turtle. In this history lesson students analyze and make predictions about the first submarine invented by David Bushnell after view pictures. They compare the drawing with an account of how the submarine operated.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
It's Going to Blow Up!
Get your ocean explorers online, reading articles about submarine volcanoes. They answer a series of questions and take a geometery challenge in which they calculate how much of a volcano has been blown away. Make sure to explore several of the different resource links mentioned, as not all of them work.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Underwater Dream Machine
Students investigate the concept of an underwater submarine while viewing a program with information about World War II U-boats. They answer key questions after the viewing of the program using student created notes. A summary of the video is given in the lesson plan.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Student study the USS Alligator, the United States' first submarine. They describe the United States' first submarine, the USS Alligator's technology in 1862 and its voyages. A nautical vocabulary list is included for student reference.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads