Pre-recorded presentation

Salty Binoculars icon builderA pre-recorded presentation, with eight segments, hosted by our community outreach coordinator. The links are located below and may be viewed anytime. Activities may be completed after watching each video with your class.

Pre-presentation activities

Activity: What happens at the Port of Vancouver-instructions, what happens at the Port of Vancouver – activity sheet
Kahoot game: Port vocabulary

Part 1: What happens at the Port of Vancouver?

Presentation video part 1: An introduction to what a port is, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and what happens at the Port of Vancouver.

Activity: Port vocabulary wordsearch, Port vocabulary wordsearch answer key
Infographic: What is a Canada port authority
Video: Port of Vancouver – aerial tour
Activity: Maps activity – teacher instructions, maps – activity sheet, maps activity answer sheet

Part 2: Automobiles

Presentation video part 2: Information about the five business sectors. The first is automobile.

Part 3: Breakbulk

Presentation video part 3: Information about the five business sectors . The second is breakbulk.

Video: What it feels like to be on a log drive on B.C.’s Fraser River

Part 4: Bulk

Presentation video part 4: Information about the five business sectors. The third is bulk, focusing on the top four exports: coal, grain, potash and sulphur.

Video: Sulphur – behind the scenes at Vancouver Wharves
Video: Port and mining community connection
Video: Sulphur –  scientific explanation

Part 5: Container

Presentation video part 5: Information about the five business sectors. The fourth is container.

Activity: Journey of a shipping container: The Port of Vancouver plays a critical role in Canada’s trade. Learn about the history of containers, benefits of containers, what is inside containers. Learn about some import and export stories.
Activity: Port of Vancouver container maze
Video: Containerization

Part 6: Cruise

Presentation video part 6: Information about the five business sectors. The fifth is cruise.

Video: Cruise  (start at 43 seconds in)

Part 7: Environment

Presentation video part 7: Information about the environmental team at the Port Authority and a few of the projects they are working on.

Website: Shore power
Video: Shore power
Video: ECHO 
Soundclip: Whale song and ship
Video: Cleaning up the Fraser River

Part 8: International trade, imports/exports and sustainability

Presentation video part 8: The conclusion of the presentation with international trade, the story of an import and sustainability.

Activity: The importance of international trade – discussion questions
Kahoot Game: International trade at the Port of Vancouver
People of the Port – occupations
Video: Harbour patrol officer
Video: Paul the blueberry farmer
Video: Colleen with Freshpoint Produce
Video: Dave the tug boat captain
Video: Logistics and chickpeas

Presentation review

Activity: Crossword puzzle, crossword puzzle answer key
Activity: Review – environment, cruise
Activity: Review – trade, RoRo
Kahoot game: Port of Vancouver Trivia Challenge