Triremes “How to Build Your Vessel”

Hands-on Activity

Triremes “How to Build Your Vessel”

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Please refer to the Triremes Hands-On-Activity Power Point found here Hands-on Activity PDF includes: Materials Directions Instructional PowerPoint Evaluation Worksheet Images C…

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Triremes Oar Simulation

Hands-on Activity

Triremes Oar Simulation

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Photo taken from Ms. Bisconti’s 8th grade class, on Triremes - Democracy and Empire, 2016. Ms. Bisconti is a Social Studies Teacher, at Heritage Middle School, Livingston NJ (Note: An option prior t…

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“Lost At Sea”

Multimedia

“Lost At Sea”

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Teenagers venture out for a day of fishing and experience first hand the value of maritime navigational technology. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.  …

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Longitude

Multimedia

Longitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Solving the Longitude problem was necessary to navigating the worlds oceans and opening the door to global trade. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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Power of the Sea

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Power of the Sea

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video explains the important relationship of maritime navigational technologies in regards to global trade from the past through to today. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo…

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Latitude

Multimedia

Latitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video highlights early maritime navigational tools used to determine latitude. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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GPS

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GPS

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Briefly explains how the concepts of celestial navigation are used in today's global positioning systems, (GPS). Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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The Compass

Multimedia

The Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

A brief historical understanding about the magnetic compass and its use in early maritime navigation. Click here to download this video from the REACH Vimeo page.…

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