Making Waves: Water Travel Past and Present
Get ready to Travel Through Time. From the first boats to huge ocean liners and oil tankers, you can discover what it was really like to travel in the past. So set sail and find out how water travel has changed from ancient times to the present day.
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ancient Egyptian animal skins Atlantic Ocean bigger bounced off objects built burning called canals Cargo ships carried mail carry heavy loads changed cheaper close to land coal compass cross the Atlantic days to cross deck DIFFERENT BOATS Early steamships efficient emigrated Empire Building engine Europe explorers faster fishing food and water Francis Drake sailed go farther Hovercraft hull Hydrofoils Iceland Internet invented joined the Atlantic journey kilometers Knorrs lagoon Lake live longboats Magellan Mississippi moved North America objects to locate ocean Liner Oil-powered ships Paddle steamboats passenger ships pollution PYTHIAS THE GREEK radar reeds Riverboats rowers rudder sail close sailing ships sailors sampans sand sea water settlers shallow rivers sight of land silt small boats sonar South America stayed close steam power steer stopped tankers Titanic took Trading ships UNSINKABLE Viking wash in sea Water Travel waves are bounced Websites wind wooden Yamato