English Language Arts
Analyze ideas/information from text/multimedia
Explore, collaborate, analyze
*Small copy of world map
*Small spiral notebook to use as a "travel diary" (in which to write nautical vocabulary words, and place names) and a pen
*Several copies of "travel magazines" with great photos ( NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC or SIERRA CLUB magazines...or hiking, biking, boating magazines, etc.)
*cardboard, - 12"x 18" or larger if possible [this can be recycled from a shipping carton, etc.]
* posterboard, 1 piece ( can be used INSTEAD OF cardboard, if desired)
Let's Go Careers: SAILING into EXCITING WRITING...by exploring the life of CARGO VESSELS & World Commerce
This lesson explores the variety of careers which center around the business of importing and exporting products all over the world. Whether it's bananas coming from countries near the equator, or computers traveling from Japan to the United States, or new cars being shipped from Detroit to Dubai, LARGE CONTAINER SHIPS transport 90 % of the world's salable goods.
The shipping part of this industry is a source of many interesting and well-paying jobs, and these jobs can be acquired with many different levels of education, from a high school diploma...to a Master's Degree...even to an actual degree in Maritime Shipping! Whether it's a port in Norfolk, Va., Charleston, S.C.., Savannah, Ga., Miami, Fl.... or a port up north in the Great Lakes region, there are rich possibilities for employment. Also, many of these jobs have worldwide travel opportunities, and could include a lifestyle near or on the water!
*This lesson features videos from KnowitAll's Let's Go Careers Series
Exactly what types of jobs are available in businesses related to exporting and importing products? A large portion of these jobs are directly related to international shipping and maritime commerce. Learn what these jobs are, and what types of preparation will get you ready for a position in this large and thriving industry,