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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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Snapshots in time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars describe and identify the types of maritime activity between 1680 and 1806. For this maritime history lesson, students explore the "On the Water" exhibit online and describe the people involved. Young scholars choose 3-5...
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AP US History Test Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Every major concept, key term, and definition that an AP US history student should know for a test prep session and the big exam is right here in this comprehensive, well-organized study guide. 
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The Romans Flooded the Colosseum for Sea Battles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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.
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Networks of Communication and Exchange: 300 BC - 1100 CE

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A complete presentation defining, displaying, and providing rationale for the impact trade had on early societies. Beginning with the Silk Road in 300 BC and ending with the spread of Christianity to Ethiopia in 1100 CE. Topics include...
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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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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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African Americans in the Maritime Trades

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore Civil Rights by analyzing U.S. history. In this African American workforce lesson, students discuss the history of African Americans in Baltimore and the need for steady work that formed. Students define vocabulary terms...
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Journey Under the Sea

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Should the Ming End the Treasure Voyages?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
During the first century of Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the government sent out a total of seven voyages into the Indian Ocean. Young historians will discuss, explain, role play, and compare the decisions made by rulers during the...
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Sea Liverpool

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners 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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The Depression Throughout Canada

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Canadian history instructional activity, students read the noted textbook pages about the effects of The Great Depression on Canadian residents prior to responding to 6 short answer questions based on the information.
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The City Of Liverpool

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate the history of Liverpool and its place next to the sea. They focus upon the maritime industries found there while conducted guided research. Then students have class discussion of sea occupations and traveling.
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The Gold Rush: Hiking Historical Trails

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars visit gold fields. In this Canadian history lesson, students research the Gold Rush of Harrison Lake and then take a trip to the mines and hike the area. Young scholars pan for gold, read Gold Rush literature, and...
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Ship of the Line

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover boats by researching 18th century ships.  In this Naval history instructional activity, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the...
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Boston 1630-1914

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students draw conclusions about historical changes in Boston by comparing and contrasting the features and details on Boston maps. In this Boston history and geography lesson plan, students view several sets of dated maps chronologically...
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Fishing and Trade in the Region of Northeast Colonial America

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate fishing and the economical effect it has on New England.  In this New England History lesson, 4th graders practice using New England fishing vocabulary and observe paintings and photographs from the area....
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Ships to the Sea

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the development of ship technology and maritime transportation. They define key vocabulary terms, read and discuss handouts, and construct a wooden ship model.
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Chinese Empire - The Great Wall, The Qin, Han, Ming Dynasties

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Peek into the wonders and accomplishments that marked the Qin, Han, and Ming Dynasties. This clip uncovers amazing Chinese feats such as, the Great Wall of China, Terra Cotta soldiers, maritime technology, and the exploration of Zheng...
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Think Like a Historian: A Viewing Guide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Calling all junior detectives! Scholars use the tools of investigation to determine the causes and impacts of the American Civil War. Using viewing guides, videos, group research, and written resources, they discover what it takes to...
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Navy Life

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners 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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Rod Puppet Performance: The Ramayana and the Mahabharata

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The ancient texts Ramayana and Mahabharata have spread throughout East Asia. They have become the basis for drama, art, and literary works for ages. Learners will watch a rod puppet performance of an Indonesian version of the timeless...
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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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Christopher Columbus Who?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners recreate a "60-minutes" interview using cue cards and historical information on the Chinese explorer Zheng He. This lesson is an excellent introduction to World History during the 1400's.

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