Provided by

Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education

Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Education

http://wupcenter.mtu.edu/education/great_lakes_maritime/

 

Identify Parts of a Great Lakes Freighter

 

For Grade 1-5

 

Objective

This activity will enable students identify parts of

a Great Lakes ship and understand the significance

of that part of the ship to ship operation.

 

Materials

Large laminated diagram of ship (see below)

Parts of ship – listed on cards*

(I used velcro to attach the cards to the laminated ship;

velcro squares are placed on the ship diagram before you begin.)

 

Procedure

 

Overturn all cards. Let students take turns choosing a card and attaching by Velcro to the correct part of the ship.

 


 

 

 

Officers’ cabins

 

Pilot

House

 

 

Water

Ballast

Tanks

 

 

Cargo

Holds

 

 

 

Lifeboat

 

Mast

 

Cargo

Holds

 

 

Rudder

Deck

Crew’s

Cabins

 

 

Engine

Room

 

 

Hatches

 

Deck

 

 

Rudder

 

Stern

Light

 

 

 

Bow

Light

 

Stern

Anchor

Machinery

 

Propeller

 

 

Starboard

Light

 

Port

Light