Marine Navigation-Plot Your Course

Students explore nautical charts used for navigation. In this marine navigation lesson plan, students determine distance and direction between features on nautical charts, they identify obstacles and they identify characteristics of common aid to navigation. Students answer 12 questions using a nautical chart. They transfer the angle of a line to another point using parallel rules and drafting triangles in order to determine direction using a compass rose.

9th - 12th Science 16 Views 28 Downloads
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