• 45 minutes45 minutes

What does the sea hum about - how the Baltic Sea came to be

One of the Baltic seashells invites you for a trip on the underwater trail. During the journey you will learn how the Baltic Sea came to be, why the water in it ripples, how much water there is in it and where the water comes from. You will also meet the Baltic neighbors.

What does the sea hum about - how the Baltic Sea came to be

Lesson objectives

News - student

  • knows the history of the origin of the Baltic Sea,,
  • knows how big the sea is,
  • knows where it connects to the North Sea,
  • knows what Beaufort scale is,
  • knows where amber came from in the Baltic Sea.


Skills - student

  • can name the countries around the Baltic Sea,
  • can explain how water from the Baltic Sea mixes with water from the North Sea
  • can point out differences in the landscape along the Baltic coast.


Attitudes - student

  • is aware that the Baltic Sea has a long history,
  • is curious about the Baltic Sea on the other side of the horizon,
  • is aware that the sea level is rising, absorbing the coast.

Key terms

  • Baltic sea,
  • Beaufort Wind Force,
  • Baltic states.


Form of work

  • individual (homeschooling),
  • group (classroom activities).


Supporting materials

  • diploma upon completing the class.

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