A new study traces the metal used to craft the brass sculptures to manilla bracelets produced in Germany and used as currency in the slave trade
The Whydah serves, ironically, as both a symbol of oppression and freedom. A vessel that was originally built to carry enslaved Africans, eventually became a sanctuary for two dozen Africans who had escaped slavery and found liberty among her pirate crew. Join Shipwreck Center historian and high school history teacher, Tim Gigl, as you not only explore this fascinating story, but also examine the primary and secondary sources used to discover the truth.
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In this class students will learn about the cause and effect of climate change with a focus on the ocean.
Activities include making an ocean ecosystem scene with recycled materials and a small rising sea level science experiment with an ice cube and a cup.
Thu, May 14, 2020 11:00 AM
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