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Hands-on Activity: Nautical Navigation

Hands-on Activity: Nautical Navigation

Publisher: Teach Engineering

In this activity, students explore the importance of charts to navigation on bodies of water Using one worksheet, students learn to read the major map features found on a real nautical chart Using another worksheet, students dra... (read more)
In this activity, students explore the importance of charts to navigation on bodies of water. Using one worksheet, students learn to read the major map features found on a real nautical chart. Using another worksheet, students draw their own nautical chart using the symbols and identifying information learned. (read less)

Standards

  • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
    • Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale.
  • Next Generation Science Standards
    • Analyze and interpret data to determine similarities and differences in findings.
    • Construct and interpret graphical displays of data to identify linear and nonlinear relationships.
    • Apply scientific ideas or principles to design, construct, and test a design of an object, tool, process or system.
Grade Levels:
7-9