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Gulliver's Travels

For Students 4th - 8th
A five-minute video showcases the children's tale, Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift. While the narrator reads rhymes, an animated Gulliver sets sail to visit several new destinations—each with a fantastic adventure. Clickable links...
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
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How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate the Pacific Ocean?

For Students 3rd - 12th
Imagine sailing around the world, or even around the Pacific Ocean, in an outrigger canoe without the the aid of a GPS? Or a compass? Or even a sextant? The Polynesians did. Find out how with an engaging video that details how they used...
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Who’s Blue Peter?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Scholars discover who Blue Peter is and how sailors used nautical signal flags on the open waters in order to create their own set of nautical signal flags and send messages to peers.
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Tied Up In Knots

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Challenge scholars to tie knots like a sailor. With help from tutorials and plenty of practice, learners tie the perfect reef knot, clove hitch, bowline and more!
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Boat Building Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars build a boat using an assortment of materials such as foam plates, aluminum foil, and skewers, then test its buoyancy with pennies. Challenge boat builders to construct the strongest or fastest boat in a healthy competition with...
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Sail Area Calculations

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Do bigger sails mean that the sailboat goes faster? Middle and high schoolers compare sailboats, and learn that simply calculating sail area is not enough. A slideshow presentation demonstrates how to calculate the Sail Area to...
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How a Sailboat Works: Hull Speed and Buoyancy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How can you determine the maximum speed of a sailboat? A sailing presentation included with a straightforward lesson plan prompts learners to calculate the maximum speed of a sailboat with a displacement hull. The presentation continues...
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History of Sailboats

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What kind of sailboat is that? A slideshow presentation outlines the history of sailboats with a series of pictures that demonstrate the design changes over the years, as well as the different classifications of sailboats. 
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How a Sailboat Works

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
An instructive slideshow presentation won't take the wind out of your sails! Alesson plan and the included presentation show how a sail works to push the sailboat downwind. It goes on to present how the sail and the keel work together in...
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Sailboat Design Requirements

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Sailboat design requires more than a half-circle and triangle sketch. After viewing a slideshow presentation that outlines the requirements for sailboat design, learners draw a design, perform the needed calculations, and write a paper...
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How a Sailboat Works: Hull Type

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A sailing presentation focuses on different hull and keel designs, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Middle and high schoolers calculate values that determine the stability of a sailboat with a helpful handout. 
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Introduction to Sailboats

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The left part of the boat is called what? An informative instructional activity and accompanying slideshow presentation introduce middle schoolers to the terminology and parts associated with a sailboat.
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Packing a Sea Chest

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students make a model sea chest, then fill it with provisions for a voyage. They supply a list of the contents of their sea chest, explaining the purpose of each item. The sea chests can be displayed for the school or community.
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How Does A Sailboat Actually Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does a sailboat go both with and against the wind? The Vertasium video surveys people on this question. After asking many people to explain the way a sailboat works, finally a sailor answers. This allows for discussion of lift and...
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Defining Success

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The class defines what it means to be successful by examining the achievements of Rich Wilson. They create headlines for a mock paper, discuss achieving personal goals, and create a scrapbook of his journey. Tip: Use this resource when...
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Sea Liverpool

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils explore Liverpool England's maritime history and development as an important port from its early days to the present. Through hands-on activities and community based instruction, they simulate sailing experiences and life aboard a...
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Sad Seasick Sailors

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students role play the voyage on the Mayflower. In this United States history lesson, students play the parts of Pilgrims and sailors and discuss how to solve various conflicts during the "journey."
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Stephen Crane: The Open Boat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the genre of American literary naturalism by reading,"The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane. They examine the relationship of man and nature through analysis of the characters, narration and descriptive vocabulary.
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Sailors and Sharks

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students use the skills of fleeing and dodging in order to avoid being tagged. They begin standing on the ships (mats). One student, the shark, wears a pinney. At the signal from the teacher of "Sailors swim", the sailors scatter to a...
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"Aye, Aye, Captain!"

For Teachers K
Students explore direction by reading sailing stories in class. In this navigation lesson, students identify the techniques used by sailors in order to travel safely and accurately. Students read stories about sailing in class and define...
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O'er the Bounding Main

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary worksheet and reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 page selection about sailing, match 8 words to the correct parts of a sailboat, and match 8 words to the correct definitions.
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Sailing Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 5th
For this language arts worksheet, students read 14 clues that pertain to sailing. Students figure out the answers to the clues and put them in a crossword puzzle.
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Exploring Life Onboard Through Poetry

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explore poems related to the ocean and sailing. They create their own poem dealing with sailing, ocean, or adventure.