ERIC Number: ED211376
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
What Is Our Maritime Heritage? A Marine Education Infusion Unit on Ships and Sailing. Revised Edition.
Butzow, John W.; And Others
The heritage of ships and boats of northern New England serves as the focal point of this interdisciplinary unit for fifth- through ninth-grade students. Information on maritime heritage, buoyancy and flotation, building a whitehall rowing boat, masts and sails, basics of sailing, and northern New England ships and shipping is provided in the teacher's section. Corresponding illustrations are included. A variety of student activities involve making sailing and floating model boats, singing sea chanties, playing board games, reading poems and prose, and making scrimshaw. Lists of print and nonprint resources and places to visit are provided. (DC)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Local History, Marine Biology, Navigation, North American History, Oceanography, Water Resources
Northern New England Marine Education Project, Univ. of Maine at Orono, 206 Shibles Hall, Orono, ME 04469 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Orono. Coll. of Education.