MATH 008 cvrMATH 008 Famous Captains

Objective:
Lecture on captains who have left their mark on history. Including a list of 100+ Captains of which further discussion can be developed per instructor or student interest.

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

Vocabulary introduced:

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Lord Anson
  • Captain James Cook
  • John Paul Jones
  • Lord Nelson
  • Captain
  • First Mate
  • Bosun
  • Military tanking
  • Corsairs
  • Buccaneers
  • Cartographer

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:
Worksheets:
 

  • Bullet list of intended topics for this module. 
  • Game: Name that Captain. 
  • Game: Where did you say you were from? 

Conclusion:
Direction on how instructor can conclude the module

Clean-Up:

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