ERIC Number: ED230787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Marine Science Technician Second Class, 15-2. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Coast Guard Inst., Oklahoma City, OK.
This course, adapted from military curriculum materials for use in vocational and technical education, was designed to provide the theory portion of the Marine Science Technician Program. It includes a review of basic subjects, marine biology, oceanography, as well as meteorologic observations and recording. The course consists of a lesson book and six texts. Eleven lessons are presented covering the following topics: review of mathematics; applied physics; geological and physical oceanography; marine biology and water motions; basic meteorology and meteorological elements; atmospheric circulation, air masses, fronts, and special phenomena; surface weather and physical oceanographic observational equipment and instruments; geological oceanographic, upper air, and communications equipment and instruments; surface weather observation and meteorological codes and plotting; ice and bathythermograph observations, Nansen and STD casts, and safety procedures for oceanographic observations; and data processing and analysis. Each lesson contains numerous charts and detailed procedures. The course contains reading assignments, review exercises, and answers for student self-study and evaluation. The course is intended to be used in an on-the-job or laboratory learning situation. (KC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Data Processing, Equipment, Independent Study, Instrumentation, Learning Activities, Marine Biology, Marine Technicians, Mathematics Instruction, Meteorology, Occupational Information, Oceanography, On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Programed Instructional Materials, Technical Education, Test Items, Weather
Military Curriculum Project, The Center for Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Coast Guard Inst., Oklahoma City, OK.