MATH 017 cvrMATH 017 Monsters

Lecture on the topic of Monsters that are said to live in the various bodies of water throughout the world, geographically, or by fame are suggested chronological order.

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

Vocabulary introduced:

  • Cape Cod Monster
  • Cape Sao Roque Monster
  • Captain M’Quhae’s Monster
  • Haiphong Monster
  • Halifax Monster
  • Jonah and the Whale
  • Kraken Monster
  • Loch Ness Monster
  • Monster Caddie
  • Nahant Beach Monster
  • Orcs, Whales and Leviathan
  • Rattray Head Monster
  • The Bunyip of the Billabongs
  • Whaler Daphne’s Monster

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