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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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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