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The Appalachian Highland: Transportation Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.


Web Links

The Bluenose

Some students may already by familiar with the Bluenose. It has appeared on a Canadian stamp and it is shown on one side of the current Canadian dime. There is also a replica of the ship in Halifax. This Web site tells students about the history of this famous sailing ship. You can use this site to launch investigations into other famous watercraft, such as the fishing dory in the Appalachian region.


The Halifax Port Authority

The Halifax Port Authority controls traffic and activities at this busy east coast port. At this Web site, students can learn all about the port of Halifax, including information about current events and activities. Encourage students to use the link buttons at the site and to look for similar Web sites for other port authorities in the region.