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23 resources with the concept shipwrecks

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Ping!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using "mystery bathymetry" shoeboxes, young explorers simulate sonar action to map out the topography of an un-viewable landscape. This classic activity helps physical oceanography learners understand how sonar works. It would be...
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This Old Ship

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Junior archaeologists will be able to describe shipwreck artifacts and the information they reveal. They work in small groups to reasearch wreckage features of different period ships, making this not only a science lesson, but a social...
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Mapping the Aegean Seafloor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Earth science learners create a two-dimensional topographic map of the floor of the Aegean Sea. They use it to then create a three-dimensional model of the ocean floor features. This comprehensive resource delivers strong background...
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National Marine Sanctuaries Shipwrecks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Junior oceanographers access the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Shipwreck Database and plot the locations of several shipwrecks. Shipwrecks are always an enthralling subject and this activity allows your learners to act as...
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Sunken Treasures

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils brainstorm what they believe can be found at the bottom of the ocean. Individually, they choose one of the four oceans to research the types of items found in them over time. To end the lesson, they make those objects into 3-D...
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Investigation of Shipwrecks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An internet investigation leads learners to discover whether or not weather and light house location are related to the locations of shipwrecks on The Great Lakes. They work in cooperative groups to plot the locations of light houses and...
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Wreck Detectives

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Junior archaeologists examine types of artifacts from the Bronze Age on the internet. In collaborative groups, they create a story about a ship from this period and then construct a model of the ocean floor after their ship has sunk....
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Underwater Forensics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore shipwrecks. In this forensic lesson, students watch a video about a shipwreck and how scientist use forensics to answer questions about the ship. They research and report about a shipwreck from the teacher's approved list.
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Shipwreck Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students draw inferences about a shipwreck.  In this marine archaeologist lesson plan, students examine historical and archaeological data to draw inferences about the age and identity of shipwrecks.
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Marine Archaeology

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine marine archaeology. For this archaeological data lesson, students see how archaeologists use data to make inferences about shipwrecks. Students read data and make their own inferences, write about marine life and...
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Wreck Detectives

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate shipwrecks. In this marine archaeology lesson ,students collect data and make inferences about the causes of shipwrecks. Students work in groups to create their own model of a shipwreck using clay. Students then...
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Sunken Slave Ship

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate shipwrecks. In this marine archaeology lesson, students create the site of a shipwreck by using a tub filled with sand and items from a "ship". Students excavate the site and analyze the findings.
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Ahoy! Pirates in Florida and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Take Only Photos and Leave Only Bubbles: Learn About American History from a Sunken Spanish Galleon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students simulate the research process of investigating a shipwreck. In small groups, they conduct Internet research, and develop and write a proposal for excavation of the archaeological site.
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Ancient Greece

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the research that archaeologists have done on a Late Bronze Age shipwreck in order to work out the extent of trade in the Eastern Mediterranean during this period, with emphasis on the involvement of the Mycenaeans...
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Do You Have a Sinking Feeling?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore how marine archaeologists use data to draw inferences about shipwrecks.  In this marine archeology lesson students plot the position of a vessel, draw inferences about a shipwreck and explain the possible...
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Shipwreck Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study web pages on a shipwreck then locate where this took place on a map.  In this marine archaeologist lesson students examine what clues archaeologists use to find the location of a shipwreck and  what they might find.
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What's Eating Your Ship?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the processes that contribute to the deterioration of shipwrecked in shallow and deep water.  In this research lesson students explore shipwrecks and how the deterioration process works.  Students fill out the questions...
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Looking for Clues

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students infer the cause of a shipwreck based upon information about artifacts found in the wreck. In this marine archeology lesson plan, students use an inventory list to infer the cause of a shipwreck. Students discuss the maritime...
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The Uluburun Late Bronze Age Shipwreck

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students use the Internet to research Minoan and Mycenaean trade. In groups, they develop a chart showing the goods that were exported and imported. Using primary source documents, they examine the materials found in the wreckage of the...
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Do You Have A Sinking Feeling?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students plot the positions of vessels given bearings in the form of landmarks. They explain how the debris field can help solve the mystery in how the ship sunk.
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Ship of Gold

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research the events that were taking place in the U.S. during the time period when the SS Central America sank, and explore the adventurous, innovative, and individualistic traits that often define the American spirit.
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Sleuthing for a Lost Ship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the ways in which geography is not merely an academic discipline but also a field of study with interesting and practical applications. They use geographical concepts to plan a fictitious investigation with Robert...