Harbor Master's Ledger
Use this handout with your class to explore Hyde Street Pier. While walking along the pier, the students act as the harbor master, and make an inventory of pier conditions. This includes noting what vessels are in port, wind speed and direction, sky and water conditions, and wildlife sightings.
Did You Know?
Wheat -- California's other Gold Rush. The discovery of gold in 1848 brought sudden wealth and population growth to San Francisco. But wheat, California's golden grain, and first major export product, established San Francisco Bay as a port for world trade. More...