Have a whole-class discussion.
Ask students to think about what they learned and orally state things that affect how long a journey across the ocean might take. Students' ideas should include, in their own words, the distance that must be traveled, the type of transport, how a vessel is powered, the weather, and how modern the method of transport is. Ask students to imagine that they need to pack for a journey across the Atlantic Ocean. They may travel by colonial sailing ship, modern ship, or plane.
Have them draw a picture of the items they would need to bring for each type of trip. Have students share their drawings and compare items that would be needed for each of the modes of transportation. Travel across the Atlantic Ocean was much more difficult for American colonists during the colonial period than it is today. Using a map to compare three methods of transportation reveals how travel has changed over time.
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Skip to content Donate Account. Ask: If the two boats and the plane were in a race, which would win? Which would come in second? Which would finish last? Have students number each of the three modes of transportation on their worksheets with 1 being the fastest and 3 the slowest. Wind filled the sails, which moved the ship across the ocean.
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