Hands-on Activity: Nautical Navigation

Hands-on Activity: Nautical Navigation


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.

Original Resource: www.teachengineering.org

Publisher: Teach Engineering

Type: Other

Grades: 7-9

Standards Alignment

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

CCSS.Math.Content.7.G.A.1Solve 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.