ERIC Number: ED216906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Navigation - Project CAPE Teaching Module.
Caldwell, Nadine; May, Charlaron
Ten lessons are included in this interdisciplinary unit on navigation, designed to supplement fifth and sixth grade social studies and science curricula. Each lesson includes: (1) lesson concepts; (2) competency goals; (3) objectives; (4) materials; (5) list of key vocabulary words; (6) background information; (7) teacher preparation; (8) list of student activities; (9) questions for students to answer; and (10) a short bibliography. Activities are designed to foster inquiry, manipulative, creative organizational, communicative, and measurement skills and to enable students to develop a better understanding of: (1) their maritime heritage; (2) some problems navigators faced in the 16th and 17th centuries; (3) the history and development of navigational instruments; and (4) the importance of celestial navigation. A packet of materials to be duplicated for student use is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Navigation, Oceanography, Resource Units, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Seafarers, Social Studies, Units of Study
Project CAPE, Dare County School Board, P.O. Box 640, Manteo, NC 27954.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dare County Board of Education, Manteo, NC.