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In this class, students will learn a fundamental suite of traditional nautical arts. These primitive skills will be taught within the context of modern physical theory. Students will learn the elements of celestial navigation, sword fighting, weather prediction, knot tying, ship construction, and sailing. This course will foster an appreciation and understanding for both the bravery and ingenuity of traditional sailors as well as the beauty and elegance of modern physical theory. This course is designed for high school students, who have little to no experience with the earth sciences.

Note: This class is designed for high school students, and is designed to inspire young women to pursue careers in STE[+a]M.

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Course Number: PHYS-90002
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)