Houston boasts one of the largest and busiest ports in the U.S. Use this activity to help students become familiarized with the Ship Channel, and to start thinking about Houston and its surrounding areas as a maritime region.
Maritime Math revolves mostly around geometry and understanding the angles and distances between known points. Many instruments have been used over the years to estimate these distances and angles, gaining more and more accuracy over the years, now being replaced by computers and satelites. Despite the giant leaps in technology, the math remains very much…
Use this easy guessing game to introduce your students to the immense economic and social impact of the Houston Ship Channel in our community.