Ancient Maritime History Teacher Resources
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A fascinating short video describes how engineers somehow were able to flood the floor of the Colosseum and conduct maritime battles to amaze and impress spectators.
Discover the interesting world of maritime archaeology and explorations under the sea with this nice set of worksheets, which cover such topics as search tools and techniques of underwater archaeology, carbon dating, vessel types, and...
Students recognize environmental factors that influenced maritime trade routes and the establishment of major trading centers in classical times. They evaluate perceptions of the ancient world through ancient maps and primary source...
In this geography worksheet, students read an excerpt about a ship from the Bronze Age. They identify and name countries that the ancient Minoan sea travelers traded with and what they exchanged. Then students examine the drawing and...
Learners explore trireme, a type of ancient Persian warship. They investigate other underwater recovery operations to shed light on the difficulties a trireme recovery team might face.
Upper graders become "shipwreck detectives" by studying the debris field from a shipwreck in the Aegean Sea which took place in the 700s. A website is accessed that gives specific information about the debris field, and pairs of...