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Teacher Resources

Teachers can feel free to download and use these PDF* documents to supplement their teaching activities. 

100 Jobs at the Port

What You’ll See on the Sam Houston Tour

Port Coloring Book

Crossword

Word Search

Inside the Bayport Complex

The Port of Houston’s Economic Impact Fact Sheet

Map of the Houston Ship Channel and the Surrounding Communities

History of the Port

Port Magazines

Fact Sheets

Area Seaport Houston/Galveston – Public Information

Live Feed of Global Marine Traffic

Distance Calculator - Port to Port by World Port

Adopt a Ship Program for Grades 5-8

Classroom Activity: Transportation Museum

Take a Tour of the Houston Ship Channel

Request a Speaker for Your Class

 

Videos:

These videos by Lou Vest, a Houston Pilot, take you on a quick trip down the Houston Ship Channel by day or by night

This is a quick trip through the Panama Canal

 

Port-related economic resources:

Freight market reports provided by Hellenic Shipping News
Bunker prices by Bunker World
Shipping Stock Index provided by TradeWinds
Foreign exchange rates provided by Financial Times

 

World Time Zones by Timeanddate.com

 

Houston Pilots: the highly-skilled individuals that guide ships in and out of the port everyday

 

Federal agencies associated with the port:

Customs and Border Protection
US Coast Guard

 

 

 

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111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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111 East Loop North
Houston, Texas USA 77029
Phone: 713-670-2400

P.O. Box 2562
Houston, Texas USA 77252-2562

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