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Social Studies

  1. 1. SOCIAL STUDIES PRESENTATION PRESENTED BY AROOBA SIDDIQUIE 6TH B
  2. 2. THIS PRESENTATION IS ALL ABOUT “MARITIME ACTIVITIES”
  3. 3. SOME MARITIME ACTIVITIES… PEARL DIVING SHIP BUILDING FISHING
  4. 4. PEARL DIVING
  5. 5. PEARL DIVERS COSTUME
  6. 6. SOME INFORMATION ABOUT PEARL DIVING
  7. 7. Pearl diving refers to an obsolete method of retrieving pearls from pearl oysters, freshwater pearl mussels and, on rare occasions, other nacre-producing mollusks, such as abalone. Before the beginning of the 20th century, the only means of obtaining pearls was by manually gathering very large numbers of pearl oysters (or pearl mussels) from the ocean floor (or lake, or river bottom).
  8. 8. Few Meanings: 1. Oysters: Bivalve mollusk, esp. an edible kind, sometimes producing a pearl. 2. Obsolete: No longer used, antiquated. 3. Nacre-Producing: Nacre also known as mother of pearl, it is what makes up the outer coating of pearls. 4. Mollusks: Invertebrate with a soft body and usually, a hard shell, e.g. snails and oysters.
  9. 9. 5. Bivalve: Aquatic mollusk with a hinged double shell, e.g. the oyster and mussel, with such a shell. 6. Mussel: It is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve mollusk, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. 7. Abalone: It is a common name for any of a group of small to very large edible sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Haliotidae.
  10. 10. SHIP BUILDING
  11. 11. SHIPBUILDERS SUIT
  12. 12. INFORMATION ABOUT SHIP BUILDING
  13. 13. Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history. Shipbuilding and ship repairs, both commercial and military, are referred to as "naval engineering". The construction of boats is a similar activity called boat building. The dismantling of ships is called ship breaking.
  14. 14. Few Meanings: 1. Vessel: A craft designed for water transportation. 2. Shipyard: Place where ships are built. 3. Traces: Observe or find vestiges or signs of by investigation. 4. Commercial: Sponsored by an advertiser. 5. Military: Characteristic of soldiers or armed forces.
  15. 15. 6. Naval Engineering: The branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of battle ships. 7. Dismantling: Take to pieces; pull down.
  16. 16. FISHING
  17. 17. INFORMATION ABOUT FISHING
  18. 18. Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish. Fish are normally caught in the wild. Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering, spearing, netting, angling and trapping. The term fishing may be applied to catching other aquatic animals such as mollusks, cephalopods, crustaceans, and echinoderms. The term is not normally applied to catching farmed fish, or to aquatic mammals, such as whales, where the term whaling is more appropriate.
  19. 19. Few Meanings: 1. Wild: In its original natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or civilized. 2. Hand Gathering: Gathering seafood by hand. 3. Spearing:Thrusting or throwing weapon with a long shaft and a pointed usually a steel tip. 4. Netting: Piece of net used to restrain, contain, or delimit, or to catch fish etc.
  20. 20. 5. Angling: Fish with hook and line. 6. Trapping: A device, often baited, for catching animals.

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