Author Archive | SAMir Farag

Origami Boat Making & Nautical Alphabet Program

Thank you to teaching artist Janice Patrignani who led Origami Boat Making & Nautical Alphabet programs at PS 4, PS 19 and PS 31 during the months of April & June. The kids had a lot of fun. See below images and link to slideshow video. Created By: Miriam Mishkin

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STEM Learning Program

MMNC is happy to introduce the STEM learning program. As a part of this program, we will be teaching about the STEM aspects of the maritime industry. There will be presentations about Morse Code and the compass. For children from the ages of 5-8, we will be having the elementary series that includes the read […]

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National Baked Scallop Day (March 12)

March 12 is National Baked Scallop Day! Scallops are a type of Bivalve Mollusk that live in saltwater. Fun fact: Scallops use an adductor muscle that allows them to open and close. This muscle is actually the part we eat. The New Jersey Scallop Industry is a force to be reckoned with. In 2013, Scallops […]

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The oldest lighthouse in the world is the Pharos of Alexandria, which was built from 280 to 247 BCE in Pharos, Alexandria, Egypt. It is about 400 feet. In 1303 A.D, it was destroyed by an earthquake and some ruins remain. Later, in 1480, the Sultan of Egypt at the time built a fort on […]

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MMNC Scavenger Hunt

After touring the museum, have some fun with our scavenger hunt. Clues: ______ A way of communicating through dots and lines ______ a tool used to indicate the depth of the water through the transmission of pulses ______ a tool used to communicate with on-deck crew members ______ a tool used to indicate the direction […]

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Elementary Morse Code Presentation- STEM Learning

The elementary series of the Morse Code Presentation will go over Morse Code in a way that children around the ages of 5-8+ can understand. The presentation will have various videos and small challenges the students will go over as the presentation progresses allowing the students to become more engaged with learning about Morse Code […]

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