Search for the Lost Whaling Fleets of the Western Arctic

Classroom Lessons

Classroom lessons and learning tools relevant to the expedition are listed below by grade level. Although some of these resources may have been developed for past expeditions conducted in other regions of the world ocean, the Focus Questions and Student Learning Objectives are applicable to the current expedition.

To Find a Lost Fleet (pdf, 1.5 MB)

Grade Level: 6-8 (adaptations for grades 9-12)
Focus: Magnetometer surveys for shipwrecks (Physics/Earth Science/Social Studies)

Students will describe the cause and effect relationships of magnetic interactions that underlie magnetometer surveys for shipwrecks.