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175 reviewed resources for 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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Seeking a Fortune in 18th Century Maritime Boston

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Study the Revolutionary War era practice of recruiting seamen to prey upon the British shipping industry, and discuss the impact this practice had on the Colonial war efforts. Learners read and interpret recruiting advertisements for...
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Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Link to the Lake Erie Water Snake

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Eager ecology learners read about characteristics of the Lake Erie water snake and the round goby fish. They find that the goby is an invasive species, introduced to Lake Erie in 1990, and has since had an impact on the water snake...
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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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Maritime Shipping on the Great Lakes and the Lake Erie Water Snake

For Students 9th - 12th
After reading about the Lake Erie water snake and the change in its population after the introduction of the round goby in 1990, young ecologists graph water snake diet data. They analyze the data and answer 10 questions based on their...
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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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Age of Exploration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
What was it that made Europe so keen to explore during the 1400s and 1500s? Watch this presentation to find out about several key causes for exploration. Maritime technology, spices, the Crusades, and the spread of religion are some of...
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Healthy Forest Seeks Habitat Mates

For Teachers 1st Standards
A maritime forest is a forest near the sea. Learners examine a set of animals to see if the maritime forest habitat would meet all of their survival needs. The teacher first describes what types of things can be provided by a maritime...
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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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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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A Lesson in Biodiversity: Making Comparisons Between Defensive Mechanisms Utilized by Marine Organisms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If your upper elementary or middle school marine biology learners are going to visit an aquarium, then here is a field trip activity guide for you. It is written specifically for The Maritime Aquarium, but the idea can be adapted to any...
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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 Ming Dynasty

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The Ming Dynasty marked a time of change in Chinese history, the Mongols were out and a new empire began.This presentation describes the major achievements and changes that developed during the Ming Dynasty such as art, technology, and...
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Geography Now! Marshall Islands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Marshall Islands are best known as the site of the United States' largest atmospheric nuclear test. However, the country—composed of atoll islands—has its own culture and history apart from the Americans'. A video resource highlights...
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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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A Look at Tidal Wetlands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a comprehensive and lengthy presentation on tidal wetlands. Many photos of grasses and the animals that live among them are included, making this a virtual field trip. The progression of the presentation is as if you would walk...
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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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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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Cost Comparison of Maritime Shipping vs. Semi-Truck Transportation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Taconite is a rock that is used as a source of iron. Earth science explorers examine a piece up-close and discuss whether they think it is more cost effective to ship it by boat or by truck. They write letters to their state...
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What Shipping Job Would I Be Good At?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore what occupation they are a good fit for. In this careers instructional activity, students take a self-inventory to find out what occupation fits them best. Students participate in SHIPS BINGO and test their knowledge of...
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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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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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Welcome Aboard the Newport

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in groups to create a book for a museum setting that introduces the tall ship, the Newport, to the public. They conduct research on maritime heritage and examine the responsibilities accociated with sailing.
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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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