Before we had telegraph lines, we had the Semaphore telegraph

  • 30 November
    20 minutes (Multiple time slots)
    Session information
    Session 1
    Tue 30 Nov 08:00 HST - Tue 30 Nov 08:20 HST
    Session 2
    Tue 30 Nov 10:00 HST - Tue 30 Nov 10:20 HST
    Session 3
    Tue 30 Nov 13:00 HST - Tue 30 Nov 13:20 HST
    Session 4
    Tue 30 Nov 15:00 HST - Tue 30 Nov 15:20 HST
    • $10.95 incl.
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Course Description Icon

The semaphore was our first introduction to communicating over longer distances and a faster pace. Students learn how semaphore areas till used today.

A Summary


Minimum Grade Best for students 2nd grade and up
Complexity Level Low
Length 20 minutes / Class
Subject Area Semaphore areas

Target Audience

This is a fun interactive class and can be taught to just about any age, but we are sticking with the 2nd grader and above since the previous class requirements were also for 2nd grade.


YES.  Just like most of our micro-lessons there will be a test after this lesson. The entire class is 20 minutes long.

15 minutes will be devoted to material and 5 minutes for testing.

You will do great. Don't worry. You can always retest again if you aren't able to achieve 80% or better the first time around.