SCIENCE – Have your students create an experiment to see what materials keep items colder longer.
(Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
TECH / CS / ENGINEERING – Click on this cipher to view a lesson on how to encode and decode secret messages.
(Grades 9-12)
ENGINEERING / CS – Make aluminum boats to learn how CS is a fundamentally problem-solving discipline.
(Grades 5-8, 9-12)
ENGINEERING – Try this adapted lesson used in a STEM class based on the aluminum foil boat experiment.
(Grades 5-8)
Merida shipwreck
MATH – Use property lost in a shipwreck to calculate losses. (Grades 9-12)
MATH – Calculate the midpoint in ocean crossings. (Grades 9-12)
MATH / SOCIAL STUDIES – Calculate spending and learn about the Great Depression. (Grades 9-12)
ART – Students can view paintings to understand the transition from sail to steam power.
(Grades 9-12)
MATH – Calculate percent increase and decrease with trade statistics. (Grades 9-12)
CHEMISTRY – Try this lab practical based on a boiler operator handbook.
(Grades 9-12)
SCIENCE/SOCIAL STUDIES – Teach students the history of immigration and disease in the late 19th c and early 20th c.
(Grades 6-8, 9-12)
ART – Teach soft slab ceramics based on the interior design of the Fall River Line. (Grades 9-12)
Savannah lounge interior
ART – Learn about color in interior design with this lesson about Jack Heaney and the design of the NS Savannah.
(Grades 5-8, 9-12)
SOCIAL STUDIES – Learn about Italian immigration to Rhode Island on board the Fabre Line.
(Grades 9-12)


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