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55 resources with the concept ships

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Captain John Smith's Shallop

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young explorers, all aboard the shallop to discover how early European explorers would navigate the American coastline to find resources, map terrain, and trade with Native American tribes.
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The Science of a Historic Sinking

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Incorporate science investigations to expand pupils' understanding of the Titanic.
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Inevitable Accident or Wrongful Act: Judging the Titanic Disaster

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The unsinkable ship that sunk. Scholars review the case against the White Star Line following the tragic loss of life from the Titanic disaster. Academics read documents and organize them into arguments for and against the cruise line....
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On This Day: USS Cole Bombing

For Students 7th - 12th
In October 2000 the USS Cole was attacked. Academics learn about the history of the USS Cole, and the events that occurred on the day of the bombing. Video clips also show President Clinton's response and how procedures were enacted to...
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How Seawater Sabotages Ships: Crash Course Engineering #43

For Students 9th - 12th
See how the seas wreak havoc on ships. The 43rd video in the Crash Course Engineering playlist focuses on marine engineering and how ships need to protect against corrosion from seawater and from marine life. It also looks at ways of...
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Submarines, Dreadnoughts and Battle Cruisers - The Navies of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What did England and Italy have in common during World War I? They both made use of navies! Find out all the details by watching an informative video about the important machinery navies from many prominent countries used to fight in...
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How Oceanographers Found the Titanic

For Students 9th - 12th
The sinking of the Titanic is one of the most tragic and remembered events in history. A first of her time, Titanic was considered unsinkable, but the night of April 15, 1912, would prove otherwise. Seventy-three years later in 1985, her...
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How Magellan Circumnavigated the Globe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Circumnavigate means to go around something completely, particularly the world. This is exactly what Ferdinand Magellan did in the late 1400s. Watch a video that explains the wonders and tough times of this magnificent journey. 
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Are Ghost Ships Real?

For Students 3rd - 12th
Ghost ships are real and are used to map ocean currents. Aye, thar be much to learn for landlubbers, sprogs, and buccaneers as well in a short video that offers scientific explanations for the amazing phenomenon of ghost ships.
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How Much of Human History Is on the Bottom of the Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
Shipwrecks and lost cities are just a few of the artifacts left behind by humans over the years. Take a look at a video that dives into the shallow and deep depths of the ocean to explore pieces of human history.
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Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Where am I? The second installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program starts with pupils guessing the years in which major ocean exploration events took place. The lesson then focuses on how...
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Hull Engineering

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
State the hull truth and nothing but the truth. Engineering teams develop and test a new hull design from a Styrofoam block. Teams predict the performance of their competitors in the class prior to the testing phase. After test results...
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Future Fleet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Turn your pupils into engineers who are able to use scientific principals to design a ship. This long-term project expects pupils to understand concepts of density, buoyancy, displacement, and metacenter, and apply them to constructing a...
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Ships 2: What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners design, build, and test the specifications (water displacement and load line) for a model boat. The lesson plan focuses especially on integrating design principles with inquiry-based experimental skills.
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Ships 3: Grand Designs And Great Failures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engage in this, the third in a three-part series on ships. The overall lesson series is designed to allow students to extend their understanding of floating, sinking, density, and buoyancy and apply it to the design and testing...
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Cruise Ship Capsizes

For Students 6th - 8th
The newspaper offers many different types of stories about a variety of topics. Today, your class can read about the cruise ship Costa Concordia that capsized in 2012. They'll read the New York Times article, then answer each of the 10...
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How Many Ships?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A fun instructional activity in cross-curricular division has learners exploring 18th century ships as well as dividing even numbers by 2. The class takes on the role of the Royal Navy, protecting merchant ships from pirates. They must...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take some time to focus on Christopher Columbus, his three ships, the purpose of his voyage, and the new land he discovered. Pay special attention to the included additional materials, they are the real value in this resource.
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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This open-ended boat building exercise is meant to be part of a three-lesson series on ships. Links to the other two lessons are included. This particular part is mostly a group lab activity in which they build a boat, find its load line...
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Exploring Shipping Through Song Lyrics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore shipping through song lyrics. They delve into the world of water transportation as they analyze the lyrics from the song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." Plenty of web resource links and background information are...
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The Robot Archaeologist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover what is needed to program an underwater robot to complete a course of action.  In this robot archaeologist lesson students design an archaeological strategy of an underwater vehicle. 
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Sunken Slave Ship

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners investigate shipwrecks. In this marine archaeology instructional activity, students create the site of a shipwreck by using a tub filled with sand and items from a "ship". Learners excavate the site and analyze the findings.
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Discovery of Australia

For Students 5th - 6th
In this discovery of Australia activity, learners respond to 22 various types of questions related to the discovery of Australia. First, they identify who the early Dutch Explorers were and what they found. Then, students identify James...
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British Colonization

For Students 5th - 6th
In this British Colonization worksheet, students respond to 14 different types of questions related to British Colonization of Australia. First, they describe the First Fleet and how many ships were in it. Then, students describe early...