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Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 50 minutes
Date Posted: 5/21/2009
What kinds of food do you eat? How do the foods you eat today compare to the types of foods that sailors ate during long voyages of the past? In this activity, students will cook one or more historical maritime recipes and then compare the foods they eat to what was served on ships in the past. Included in an OurStory module entitled Life on the Water, this activity is intended to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
Historical Thinking Standard 3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation
Standards in History (Grades K-4)
Topic 4: The History of Peoples of Many Cultures Around the World
8A: The student understands the development of technological innovations, the major scientists and inventors associated with them and their social and economic effects.