Curriculum Index Curriculum Objectives Curriculum Outline Student Pages Virginia SOLs Lesson 1: Preparing For Your Journey Lesson 2: Meet Your Ship Lesson 3: Plotting The Course Lesson 4: Adding It Up Lesson 5: Environmental Impact Bibliography
Student Pages - Lesson Three: Plotting The Course
When you have completed your exercises, use the internet to learn more about International Trade, imports, and ports of call.
1. Visit U.S. Imports from all countries to find the following information:
- Find the country of your Port of Call and list some of the goods that are imported to the United States.
2. Visit Ports Harbours Marinas Worldwide to find the following information:
- Click on the country for your port of call, then click on a specific port in the yellow box at the top of the next page. (Don't click on any of the featured sites. These don't link to the port information.)
- List the type of equipment that is located at the port, number and types of cranes, how many berths, type of goods the port handles, and so on.
- Use Google or Yahoo! to research ports, container ships, types of cranes found at ports, etc.
3. Visit Video Clips of Ports to watch videos about how ports operate.
4. Visit The Spice Route Time Chart to read about the history of the Spice Route and other important trade routes from history that paved the way for modern International Trade.