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Interactive video lesson plan for: Meet the enormous boats that carry your stuff

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The largest container ship in the world launched earlier this month. It's nearly the size of four football fields. Here's how container ships got so huge and transformed the global economy. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO


The Box, by Marc Levinson: http://www.amazon.com/The-Box-Shipping-Container-Smaller/dp/0691136408

Eric Burniche http://www.flickr.com/photos/125006583@N05/15460454056

David AE Levy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6lV5QR_4qk

MSC via Vimeo http://vimeo.com/114546802

Maersk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_QChxYgYWw

CaptMikeRossiter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHPEGzQ4_ys

MINISTRO2010 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkr_n-9-x9Q

Port of Antwerp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtyWgPC84ss

Natures Lullaby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9H5kzSt1yg

Academic Film Archive of North America https://archive.org/details/TheSeaport

Prelinger Archive https://archive.org/details/IndustryOnPa

ttz_shirasawa https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Kbrj9L9CMDrm1cY0Dx-Lw

tariqismrgrumpy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJx9OImrLcg

USArmyBigPicture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5lOpXdOlr8

webministriestv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcuKON5iFzg

BM SERVICE Tenerife https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_Cz2eFQmOE

chlordk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zuwLVOrkiM

Allison Swaim https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2qGh9n5Mio

Humberto Florez/Sea-Land Service https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECQVohqeUu4

lyzadanger http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fredmeyer.jpg

Freddycat1 https://www.flickr.com/photos/15157516@N02/4335006028


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