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Maritime History of Staten Island

Check out our presentation on the maritime history of Staten Island! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1OsrxnR2BgHUSdM6g-4P83cKzspZXnPI_/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true Created By: Anika Thakkar, Kristen Farhat and Kate Farhat

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Compass

Want to learn the history of a compass and how to make your own? Check out this presentation! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1d8yrxLZZ0wpPAyXJawSaxGs-NgR5MeQ_/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Eol6vGjUyqjsHxFMUfcR-ej7ZxtKQFGU/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true Created by: Miriam Mishkin, Anika Thakkar, Kristen Farhat, Kate Farhat, Dea Zenelaj and Michele Chahwan

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Lighthouses Part 2

Want to learn some history about lighthouses? Check out this presentation! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Jymmj2YaVuRrh7CWdMphlpmgUsz0pz9Q/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true https://docs.google.com/document/d/15JkYeGBNXTl3sjV2d80IvQ2C9Qm_rtUA/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true Here are some lighthouse figurines from our collection: Created by: Miriam Mishkin, Anika Thakkar, Kristen Farhat, Kate Farhat, Dea Zenelaj and Michele Chahwan

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Nautical Chart Colors & Symbols

Ready to learn about map colors and symbols? Check out this presentation! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ObculLhPeYZaYl9j6d6CQEqFsNHJlJTW/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true https://docs.google.com/document/d/13gI_xWHGiWnbfgPJlX3qd1L860SCk4SV/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true Created By: Anika Thakkar, Kristen Farhat, Kate Farhat, Dea Zenelaj and Michele Chahwan

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Nautical Rope Making & Knot Tying

Want to learn how to make ropes and tie knots? Check out this presentation! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_iCeQcOHN_hjrlZ3A4SUH0EkZkdzxChO/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j0Brug7IkuYSOiHc_dWm-5363WMqslik/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106266931992919794730&rtpof=true&sd=true Created By: Anika Thakkar, Kristen Farhat, Kate Farhat, Dea Zenelaj and Michele Chahwan

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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. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xvo6C2BnkKudbKBwp0MLDLKy6dEiaVi7/view?usp=sharing Created By: Miriam Mishkin

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Lighthouses Part 1

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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Job Opening: Part Time Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

About: The Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit museum dedicated to the preservation of marine electronic equipment and local maritime history. Through programs the museum strives to stimulate the interests of children and adults in the community and encourage the study, understanding, and appreciation of the subjects represented by the collections. […]

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