History of Marine Science. 10,000 B.C. – 800 A.D. Homework. Read Chapter 2 Pages 2- 10 Answer study questions 1-5 p 2-4 Be prepared to answer the two questions on page 2-2 in class What are the 3 reasons to learn the history of Oceanography?
History of Marine Science
10,000 B.C. – 800 A.D.
In The Begining
_________ people used bone to make harpoons.
__________ people made fishing hooks and nets more than 10,000 years ago.
________- refuse (garbage dump) of shells and bones found in piles near beachfronts. Give clues to what was eaten by these prehistoric peoples.
From Shore to Water
Simple rafts such as these trees lashed together were mans first attempts at navigation. Man’s first relationship with the sea was based on the finding of _____.
Early Phoenician Coin depicting Phoenician war ship
Notice the Sea Monster!
The ship itself has disappeared but the cargo remained largely intact
______years ago Polynesian
navigators were making
some of mankind’s
greatest voyages of
discovery. Within 2500
years they had settled
almost every island in the
Pacific – an area of about
The Earliest Navigation Aids
______is a sophisticated
navigation aid based on
knowledge the directions
of approaching swells as
well as wave refraction.
Polynesians also used the stars to explore
Micronesia in their double-hulled canoes.
Still used by some to this day!
navigating with a
built a replica of a _________________
to see if such a craft was capable of sailing thousands of miles in the open ocean. Sailing from Peru to
Born: 380 ADDied: 310 AD.
Publishes _____________ in 450 BC
No copies survive
This is what they
Believe it looked