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Date: Friday, August 24, 2001

Maritime Mathematics Summer Content Institute for Teachers

Maritime Math Second Week
Fifth Day

In the Spar Shed

z Construction of a Spar from Standing Timber to Gaff
A presentation by Leon Poindexter who has constructed several of Ernestna's spars and led other restoration projects on the ship.

Team Activities

z Laying Out for Eight-Siding and Designing a Jig

z Using Line levels and Water Levels to Define a Reference

z The Inclined Plane

z Assembling Scientific Data and Graphic Representation


The Call Backs for Maritime Mathematics will be:
Saturday, September 22 8am-2pm
Bridgewater State College

Saturday, October 27 9am-1pm
Schooner Ernestina Offices at 89 North Water Street

Saturday, December 15 8am-1pm
Bridgewater State College

Optional Call Backs are offered for any of the Schooner Ernestina Sails listed on the Member Sail Calendar

We would like to thank Lotus and IBM for donation of software, hardware and funding to enable regular electronic updates from the ship.

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