Navigational Instruments Teacher Resources

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Identify Navigational Instruments Instructions for Teachers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, who are teachers, learn about navigational instruments. They complete worksheets by searching for the names of the navigation tools using a websites.
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The Sun Compass of the Vikings

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Evidence shows the Vikings likely navigated by using a simple sundial to find their course. Videos, a short story, and discussion help bring this time period to life as they study European history with a hands-on experiment. Scholars...
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Britannia Rule the Waves

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Could you determine longitude based on measuring time? Early explorers used a longitude clock to do just that. Scholars learn about early exploration and the importance of the invention of the clock. Then pupils build their own longitude...
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Compass Building Instructions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students build their own compass following a given procedure. For this technology lesson, students explain how a compass is used in navigation. They trace the history of its development.
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For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students model how a gyroscope works with string, an old phonograph record and crayon.
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What Would You Take to Sea? Instructions for Teachers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, who are teachers, discover the hazards facing sailors hundreds of years ago as they prepare a lesson to use in their classroom. They examine what each group of students will investigate, and how the findings will be discussed.
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Breaking News English: Blind pilot flies from London to Sydney

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English activity, learners read "Blind Pilot Flies from London to Sydney," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.