In the Day One activity “Picturing Nantucket,” students will conduct an online image search to build a visual idea of 19th-century Nantucket.
In the Day One activity “What did a whaling ship look like?”, students may conduct online research to learn more about the structure and language of a whaling ship.
In the Day Two activity “Making it personal,” students have the option to create a video presentation using video equipment.
In the Day Three activity “Island alternatives,” students will create a PowerPoint presentation about the Pacific islands the men of the Essex could have visited.
In the Day Three activity “Navigating to a goal,” students will use their smartphones to navigate to...