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90 reviewed resources for maritime activity

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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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Conditions at Sea Introductory Activity, Making Waves

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore waves and wind. In this physical and earth science wave lesson, students participate in a wave making activity with an aquarium and a hair dryer. Students complete a data chart recording wave height and related factors....
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Sheffield Island Adaptation Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
You don't have to visit The Maritime Aquarium to use this plan, but you would need to find a location where a variety of bird species live, re-write the activity worksheet to incorporate the local species, and purchase field guides for...
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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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Conditions at Sea Data Activity

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students study how to forecast sea conditions.  In this oceanography lesson students complete a class activity on wave making. 
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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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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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Where Am I - Navigation and Satellites

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore geography by completing a navigation activity in class. In this satellite positioning instructional activity, students define terms such as orbit, satellite, GPS and triangulation. Students view diagrams of the Earth's...
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Not 'Indians,' Many Tribes: Native American Diversity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore what they thought they knew about "Indians." They examine the Hopi, Abeneki and Kwatiutl tribes in a game-like activity using archival documents.
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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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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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Scallops - The Scoop on Scallops

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Activate your future scientists' minds by teaching them about scallops, then give them an opportunity to analyze scallop populations within and outside of protected ocean areas. If you want to explore the effects of protecting...
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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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Using Literature to Explore Great Lakes Folklore, Fables and Features

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Stories from "The Great Lakes Mariner" provide pupils with an opportunity to practice their synopsis-writing skills. The tabloid, which focuses on the Great Lakes region, is filled with stories written by sea captains, that are filled...
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Tides - The Ins and Outs of Tides

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your junior oceanographers to generate tidal prediction graphs on an interactive website. They will feel like experts in the field, or shall we say, experts in the ocean! This is a brief, but worthwhile activity that could be used to...
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What Shipping Job Would I Be Good At?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners explore what occupation they are a good fit for. In this careers lesson, students take a self-inventory to find out what occupation fits them best. Learners participate in SHIPS BINGO and test their knowledge of maritime careers.
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What Are the Hazards of Shipping on the Great Lakes?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
An online animation demonstrates how the lock system between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan works. Pupils then construct their own models of the lock system out of shoe boxes that they bring from home. This is an educational activity...
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Ecotourism and the Five Themes of Geography in the Pacific Maritime and Mountain Region

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Geography geniuses examine a region in Canada using the five themes of geography to determine if it is a suitable place for an ecotourism operation. As a class, they identify the characteristics of two regions and assess the impact of...
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Peacekeeping Exhibition: Student Activity

For Students 8th - 12th
In this art appreciation worksheet, learners read a 2 paragraph selection regarding Lynne Norton's HMAS Sydney and HMAS Brisbane at HMAS Stirling, WA, 19/11/90, en route to the Gulf, view the artwork, and respond to 4 short answer...
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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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Geography and Industry

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students view a map of the geography of the northern colonies.  In this industry lesson, students read an article about geography in the northern colonies, define the words industry, trade, business and manufacture, and complete a chart...
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Commerce in the Indian Ocean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the geographic features of the Indian Ocean and examine how the monsoon influenced maritime trading patterns before 1500. They investigate why certain areas made good trading posts and why these areas attracted trade. They...