ERIC Number: ED164352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Our Heritage of Ships: A Marine Education Infusion Unit. Northern New England Marine Education Project.
Maine Univ., Orono. Coll. of Education.
This interdisciplinary unit is designed to familiarize students with their heritage of ships and their importance today. Each lesson deals with a different ship type. Following each lecture or reading, a series of suggested multidisciplinary activities are suggested. These are intended as a basis for teacher or student modification or addition. The unit provides a brief history of shipping as it affected New England, relates folklore and traditions stemming from shipping history, discusses power sources for each vessel, and relates nautical poetry and literature to specific events in shipping history. The unit deals with modern concepts and considerations of shipping. (Author/RE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Orono. Coll. of Education.