Water Activities Teacher Resources

Make a splash with students using this assortment of aquatic activities and lesson plans.
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Building Boats

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research different types of boats in various time periods and cultures. Then they locate photographs and information about construction details of one type of boat. Students also use their research as the basis for designing and...
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Canoe and Kayak

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students explore canoes and kayaks. In this canoe and kayak lesson plan, students research the history, parts, and sport of the canoe and kayak.  Students then practice how to use a paddle for each boat, and go on a field trip in order...
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The Driving Force

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students work in groups and note similarities and differences between their boats: size, shape, color, and unique features. They discuss 3 typical means of propulsion: propellers, sails, and paddles then share their charts with the class.
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How to Build a Sailboat!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research and create a design for a sailboat.  In this sailboat lesson plan, students build and label the parts of the sailboat and testing the sails for which sails work best.
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Cataracts of the Nile Reviewing Egyptian History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate and answer questions about the people, places, and events of ancient Egypt and their contributions to world civilization. In small groups they participate in a game answering review questions about ancient...
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Colonial Geography: To and From Canada

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the major geographic features of colonial New England. They explain the essential parts to a map and interpret journals to plot a journey. They discover the connection between geography and life.

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