Maritime museums Teacher Resources

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Cooking in A Closet: Supply and Demand on a Submarine

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students define choice, cost, supply, demand, and scarcity. They apply the terms in an economic sense to a historical event. Finally, students read an excerpt from the oral history interview with a submarine veteran conducted by the...
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Navy Life

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students review how men were recruited into Nelson's Navy and discuss how they think recruiting is handled today. They work in pairs to research life on board a naval ship in both Nelson's Navy and today's Royal Navy using the National...
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Telling Your Own Story

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After watching and discussing a video on the Voyage of Cabrillo, individuals craft their own origin story and design and build an artifact they feel best represents their history.
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Latitude and Longitude: Geography and Geometry!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use latitude and longitude coordinates to pinpoint an exact location on the map. In this geography lesson, 2nd graders utilize handouts from the Maritime Museum in order to gain practice in finding locations throughout the...
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National Parks

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct research on the U.S. National Parks. They conduct Internet research, analyze maps, and create and solve riddles that present specific clues pertaining to a selected national park and it's location.
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Learning About Life as a Slave

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the history of slavery. In this slavery lesson plan, students take a closer look at slavery in the Americas and the abolitionist movement as they visit the suggested museums and their websites.
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A Trip to St. Michaels

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this St. Michaels instructional activity, students draw pictures next to the journal entry of someone visiting St. Michaels, Maryland. Students draw 5 pictures total.
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Way Down in the Deep Blue Sea

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Uncover the mysterious wonders of the ocean with activities that span the subjects!
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Ahoy! Pirates in Florida and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify pirates and their roles in Florida and the Caribbean, examine their significance in history, and contribute to a multimedia group presentation.
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A Trip to St. Michael's

For Students 6th - 9th
In this earth science activity, students read a 5 journal entries and illustrate how the places look based on the journal description.
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Virtual Travel Plan

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students navigate the web to prepare for an imaginary trip and record expenses involved.  In this state culture and symbol lesson, students gather information to be used in a multimedia project.
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Lighthouses and Lenses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain the importance of lighthouses. In this earth science lesson, students investigate the focal lengths of Fresnel lenses. They research about the different lighthouses in their area.
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Pirate Wanted Posters

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students will research and create "wanted" pirate posters. They will include researched information about a specific pirate, their ship and any other interesting information.
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The Role of Geography -- The United States and the Republic of Turkey

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Preteens review the five themes of geography. In groups, they examine the United States and Turkey to discover how geography can impact the way people live. They create a foldable for each country, listing information for each of the...
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Tonnage - Measurement

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the size of one ton. They research the capacity of sialing ships and estimate the volume of rectangular prisms. Students perform activities to discover the capacity of a classroom in tons.
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CyberHunt: Ahoy! Columbus

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students research Christopher Columbus. In this world history lesson, students complete a WebQuest by using suggested website links. Students click on each link and answer questions about Columbus based upon the website.
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Classes of Sailing Vessels

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the construction and operation of various sailing vessels. In groups, they use the internet to make flash cards of the different types of classes of sailing ships. They participate in a game in which they use the cards...

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