MATH 011 cvrMATH 011 Dead and Disaster

Lecture on the topics of Death, disaster, and shipwrecks covering all the tragedies that can occur asea or at dock.

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

Vocabulary introduced:

  • USS Scorpion
  • HMS Royal George
  • Gilt Dragon
  • HMS Birkenhead
  • RMS Lusitania
  • SS Waratah
  • Whaler Essex
  • William Brown
  • Wreckers Coast
  • Titantic (see in Ath 010)

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.

Seafaring Lore and Legend, Peter D. Jeans 2007
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.


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


  • Bullet list of intended topics for this module

Direction on how instructor can conclude the module