MATH 007 cvrMATH 007 Life at Sea

Objective:
Lecture on the geography and oceanographic elements that affect sailing and maritime life.

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

Vocabulary introduced:

  • Cape Horn
  • Cape Horners
  • Deep-Sea Diving
  • First Rate
  • Ocean waves
  • Of Knots and Logs
  • On the Spanish Main
  • Prize Money
  • Sargasso Sea
  • Scurvy
  • Sea Chanties
  • Seven Seas
  • Trade Winds

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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