Container Ship

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Write an inventory of cargo that might be on this ship.

  • Where did this ship come from?
  • What might be hidden on this ship?
  • What might someone sitting in the lorry be thinking?
  • How many containers might be on this ship?
  • What might happen next?
  • Pulleys and winches are used to unload heavy cargo. Try making your own simple pulley.
  • Using an atlas or Google maps, try plotting a course that this ship might have taken.
  • Read this report about a ship that got stuck in the Suez canal, and then write your own.

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