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careers in dredging

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topic area:
career opportunities

grade level:
1st - 8th


In this lesson, students will be introduced to different careers that are part of the dredging process. Students will learn that these careers require a variety of educational backgrounds and can involve many different activities throughout the work day.

lesson details:

When people think about careers involved with the Port of Baltimore, most think of life on ships. However, many jobs are involved in maintaining the shipping channels and keeping the Port open for business. 

Join your students in learning about the history of Poplar Island and the dredging process that resulted in its restoration while identifying the many careers involved in the dredging process and exploring the daily life of those jobs.

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