—In all myths, dolphins represent the merciful side of the deep and dangerous ocean.
—Numerous accounts of dolphins leading man to underwater objects have been documented.
—For students to become familiar with a Greek myth, an important basis of some of today’s beliefs.
—To increase the student’s knowledge of the natural environment, the dolphin’s ’usefulness to god or man is demonstrated.
—For students to gain further appreciation of how the Greeks viewed their world by locating the constellation of the Dolphin.
—Teachers locate and read the myth of Poseidon and the Dolphin. (21)
—Teachers become familiar with the Greek Gods mentioned in the myth.
—Teachers borrow accompanying slide show.
—Teachers become familiar with teaching a lesson on celestial navigation and the materials needed as listed under Sub Lesson Plan II. (22
—Story of Poseidon and the Dolphin.
—Accompanying slide show from Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Office.
—Have students read aloud the myth of Poseidon and the Dolphin.
—Lead discussion emphasizing concepts and objectives of this lesson plan.
—Time required is about three days.
—Have students become familiar with the research concerning dolphins locating underwater objects by sonar, as told by Lilly. (23)