MATH 002 cvrMATH 002 Fabled Lands

Objective:
Lecture on the topic of fabled lands sought by early mariners, and the driving force behind exploration.

Materials Needed:
Instructor: PowerPoint Presentation
Students: Journals, writing implements

Vocabulary introduced:

  • Colossus of Rhodes
  • Distant Ophir
  • Hy Brasil
  • Island of Delos
  • Island of Ogygia
  • Lemuria Lost Continent
  • Lost land of Lyonesse
  • Magnetic Islands
  • Pillars of Hercules
  • Taprobane
  • Tarshish
  • The Hesperides
  • Ultima Thule

Background:
All of Maritime History began with the observation of the oceans and rivers by man.
Further specific lectures can be assigned module letters as the need arises.

Reference:
Seafaring Lore and Legend, Peter D. Jeans 2007
Wikipedia
Personal experiences
Personal research

Lesson Plan:
Introduce the terms and concepts via PowerPoint by using images and bulleted lists to convey the information. Dialogue with the students in a question and answer format.

Introduction:
Explain subject matter, and resource materials, with an eye on multimedia and hands-on instruction when materials are available.

Body:

  • Bullet list of intended topics for this module

Conclusion:
Direction on how instructor can conclude the module

Clean-Up:

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