Additional Resources

Educational Resources

The BBC branded a shipping container known as "The Box" so that it could write about shipping as The Box travelled the world and transported a wide variety of goods, from car parts to footwear, to all corners of the globe. They have dedicated a webpage to provide information about The Box.

See or download a presentation on the Container Shipping Industry

See or download a presentation on the Panama Canal

See or download a presentation on the Suez Canal

Visit the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) "Just for Kids" website. AAPA represents more than 160 public port authorities in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America. Through their members, they have made available a number of tools including links to Educational Activity Sites for kids, Lesson Plans and Curriculum material for teachers, and other general education information.