Art, Music, and Health Education

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This Smore serves as your guide to other content areas of the course project.

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Does art imitate life?

After touring the Petersen collection, watch "The Surveyors" video is compare and contrast the charting of our nation's waterways. Use Smore to create a flyer using images from the collection to compare/contrast current survey methods.

The Downeaster 'Alexa' Exercise

Watch the music video to The Downeaster 'Alexa' and play close attention to the geographic references. Click on this link is use the view the training charts for Long Island and Block Island Sound. See if you can find each the landmarks such as Montauk and Block Island Sound.
Billy Joel - The Downeaster 'Alexa'

Edmund Fitzgerald

Listen to the "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" and review the USCG Marine Casualty Report. Follow the passage as per the report across Lake Superior on chart 14961. For more information, this site gives a meteorological perspective to the song and the Fitzgerald's transit.
"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" - Gordon Lightfoot (HD w/ Lyrics)

Basic Safety Training

As part of Basic Safety Training (BST), health responsibilities aboard ship are covered in the Personal Safety and Social Responsibility section. Review the Personal Safety and Social Responsibility video and then NVIC 08-14 to learn more about BST.
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility Trailer

Regulation Search Exercise

Link to USCG Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVIC). To gain practice searching out regulations for shipboard and training use, use the search bar to find NVIC 08-14. What Task Number is concerned with health related concerns aboard ship?