MATH 021 cvrMATH – Marine Anthropology 021 Battles

Lecture on seafaring battles and the big ships affiliated with those battles.

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

Vocabulary introduced:

  • Armada
  • Armament
  • Battle of Copenhagen
  • Battle of Jutland
  • Battleship
  • British Royal Navy
  • Cannon
  • Captain
  • Gun powder
  • HMS Ark Royal
  • HMS Dreadnought
  • Navy
  • RMS Queen Mary
  • RMS Titantic
  • Sinking of HMAS Sydney
  • Submarine
  • Spanish Armada
  • Transatlantic liner
  • U-boat

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

Instructor can wrap up the course with a Q&A session, a quiz, or a test depending on instructor preference.  These materials can be ordered as part of the packet. 

Varies per course, and needs of class.