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Tech Tools and Lessons Examples
Have your students create an experiment to see what materials keep items colder longer – Refrigeration on Ships
Your students can conduct an experiment making aluminum boats to find out how to define their goals, devise a plan, try a solution, evaluate their results, and then iteratively improve. Learn how Computer Science is a fundamentally problem-solving discipline.
Use primary source materials to calculate losses and inflation – Merida Shipwreck
Have your students calculate midpoints based on historical maps of steamship routes – Midpoint in Ocean Crossings
Create line graphs from line items of food purchased for the Hudson River Day Line – Hudson River Line Food
Calculate percent increase or decrease using statistics from the American Merchant Marine – Trade Statistics
Create dynamic images with ThingLink
Other Tech Integration Resources
Piktochart – Infographic Creator
Animoto – Create Videos
Smore – Design Brochures and Posters
Fodey – Newspaper Clipping Generator
Library of Congress – Primary Source Analysis Tool
TimeToast – Create Timelines
MapMe – Make Story Maps
StoryBird – Digital Storytelling