Maritime History Teacher Resources

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Snapshots in time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students describe and identify the types of maritime activity between 1680 and 1806. In this maritime history lesson, students explore the "On the Water" exhibit online and describe the people involved. Students choose 3-5 maritime...
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The Maritime Revolution: 1400-1550

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Maritime expansion changed culture and the global economy for ever. This presentation covers both the Polynesian expansion that connected the South Pacific and the European expansion that brought Spain to the New World. Key players,...
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Sea Liverpool

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore Liverpool England's maritime history and development as an important port from its early days to the present. Through hands-on activities and community based instruction, they simulate sailing experiences and life aboard...
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Salem's Maritime History: A History of our New Nation

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the impact of Salem's maritime trade on America. Using primary source documents, they identify the use of expanding the number of products available and how it affected the economy. They write an essay discussing...
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The Water Nearby

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore water located near where they live. In this map skills maritime lesson, students use Google Maps to find their school and the body of water closest to them. Students research the body of water and answer questions about it.
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Lusitania: Murder on the Atlantic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the pride of the Cunard line and a jewel in the British crown; a floating four star hotel. But during World War I, the RMS Lusitania carried more than well-to-do travelers luxuriating in her sumptuous appointments.
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Ship of the Line

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships.  In this Naval history lesson, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet.  Students...
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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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John Paul Jones: Captain of the High Seas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore John Paul Jones. His sense of adventure brought him to America. His bravery made him the country's greatest naval hero.
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The Ebb-Tide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study "The Ebb-Tide", an original drama based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson."The Ebb-Tide", like many of Stevenson's works, is a nautical adventure combining mystery, murder and memorable char
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The Deadly Arctic Expedition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars view a documentary of an Arctic expedition. In 1913, Arctic explorer and scientist, Vilhjamur Stefansson put together a crew of seamen and scientists to explore the Arctic. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and...