Arab Maritime Exploration Teacher Resources

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Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative....
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Gravity

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Weight is a function of the distance from sea level. Learners explore the many implications of this fact in an inquiry-based task. Given the function, pupils answer questions before manipulating the function to rewrite the distance from...
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How to Live Forever? Be a Jellyfish

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The turritopsis dohrnii, or immortal jellyfish, are tiny, with adults measuring only 0.18 inches tall and wide. The narrator of this short video explores the immortal jellyfish and the importance of their unique and amazing lives. These...
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Mapping the Silk Road

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Imagine traveling the Silk Road. Would you go by land or by sea? After adding mountain ranges, deserts, and cities to a topographic map of the area between Antioch, Turkey and Xi'an, China, class members brainstorm the pros and cons of...
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Why We Sucked at Counting Fish (Until Now)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are there more fish in the ocean or stars in the galaxy? The video begins with explaining the old method for estimating the number of fish in the ocean. Then it details the new method using SONAR. The differences in estimates lead to...
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Chapter 12: Biography Activity

For Students 7th - 9th
Have your class explore the dynamic contributions made by Muslim writers in the Middle Ages. They read a passage covering aspects of writer Ibn Battuta's life, then answer 3 guided reading questions.
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Ottoman Lyric Poetry

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students explore the Ottoman style of poetry. They view a video, Suleyman the Magnificent, and view maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean Sea. They research the Ottoman Empire and keep a journal. They read various Ottoman...
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Still Movement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore constant motion. Using photography equipment and a dark room, students develop photographs that depict motion. Students demonstrate the proper use of photograph equipment.
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Monsoon Winds to the "Land of Gold"

For Teachers 6th - 7th
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...

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