“Lost At Sea”

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“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

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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

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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

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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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Cantino Planisphere

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Cantino Planisphere

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Supporting Question 1 & Compass Lesson – Document 1C Visit Source Download PDF…

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A History of the Magnetic Compass

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A History of the Magnetic Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Secondary Source This navigational instrument led to advances in trade, military might, and science By JOHN VARDALAS 8 November 2013 Visit Source Download PDF Inhospitable as it can be, the sea h…

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