how-do-ships-float

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Interactive video lesson plan for: How Do Ships Float?

Activity overview:

The technology that keeps huge cargo ships afloat is amazingly simple. PJ, a masters student in Naval Construction and Engineering at MIT, explains just how simple it really is.

Resources from MIT on the technologies in naval architecture that help even the heaviest cargo ships float: https://www.pinterest.com/mitk12videos/how-do-ships-float/
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Hosted & Written by: Paul John Folino
Additional Scripting by: Elizabeth Choe & George Zaidan

Executive Producer & Doodles: Elizabeth Choe
Director: George Zaidan
Camera: Adam Morrell
Editor & Motion Graphics: Per Hoel

Theme song: Anthony Thomas & Neil Aggarwal

Ocean image from Nick Ares (https://www.flickr.com/photos/aresauburnphotos/794848604/in/photolist-2deNNh-prTpxK-a7Nd45-6pDg22-8yNKHU-mTmFTf-nVwBSE-kuoKZo-6fdym4-npGKAP-gGN5ee-qxSFHn-db134G-ppPSEL-dXP6JK-gNxXDw-aj7nAC-cTzAam-4s5uDS-7zwXeX-oF3a7f-c6PNJo-aWAJHM-61apb4-pQhKKP-kbXXbT-qA59eo-bWsB6V-ckCX2m-9vwt6A-8gRSod-gR5czW-c29PNq-9J4m2W-fYykBN-nRLAqX-fSgSP4-d4NfbW-47vw1L-oGWLT5-aEdAw2-nLxnL7-dXCxGQ-6G9LCk-8xGbgq-c7ZuRq-b5Br7K-fqTU5X-4QgtEm-d4)

Music:
“Imprenie” by Homme Studio (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Homme_Studio/Planetarium/Imprenie)
“Relax” by Jazzafari (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jazzafari/Jazzafari_BeaTape_Vol1/11_jazzafari_-_relax)
“Sly Tout Croche” by Tortue Super Sonic (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tortue_Super_Sonic/B_20_1464/16_-_Sly_Tout_Croche)

Special Thanks:
Lynn Vikesland & Massport Authority
Joshua Leighton & Prof. Franz Hover’s Research Group at MIT (http://web.mit.edu/hovergroup/)

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