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The National Sailing Hall of Fame Education Pages

Welcome! Below are links to our educational programs, resources and news.
For more information on NSHOF Education programs, click here to send an email to NSHOF Education.

LEARNING MATH & SCIENCE
THROUGH SAILING

The Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative is a significant part of the National Sailing Hall of Fame's mission to engage sailing's next generation. In addition, we believe the Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative will make an important contribution to the national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) program, thereby enhancing the future research, engineering and high-tech U.S. workforce.


NSHOF STEM CURRICULUM

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STEM Science Curriculum - The Science of Sailing

Students will:

  • Gain an understanding of physics and mathematics concepts in the Science of Sailing
  • Apply these concepts to designing a sailboat

Timing: Eight 90-minute sessions (can alternatively be presented in 16 45-minute or 24 30-minute segments)

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STEM Math Curriculum - Navigation

Each of these lessons are a 90 minute lesson plan. They can be broken down fairly easily into two 45-minute plans.


LEARNING AMERICAN HISTORY
THROUGH SAILING

Learning American History Through Sailing The history of the United States is intricately interwoven with sailing history. The Learning American History Through Sailing Initiative illustrates the crucial connection between sailing and the growth of American culture, economy and nationalism.

LEARNING MATH & SCIENCE THROUGH SAILING
NATIONAL CONSORTIUM

educ07-btn In our Consortium, Educators from all around the country can collaborate - virtually and in person - with Scientists, Engineers, Sailing/Marine Industry Professionals and each other to discover, develop and implement new ways to use sailing as a vehicle to teach lessons and skills that relate directly to core curriculum goals.

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

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From partnerships with local schools, to after-school programs that engage troubled youth, and much more. This is where we provide case studies, weblinks and other resources to give educators ideas, plans and connections to use the Sailing community to help them achieve their Math & Science learning objectives.


 

 
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The Class of 2014


3rd NSHOF Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Consortium National Workshop Oct. 10, 2014. Click here for more info & to register.

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