Titanic: Faces of the crew. Geography, class, and fate: Passengers on the Titanic. A New Look at Nature’s Role in the Titanic’s Sinking. Setting the Stage for the Titanic Tragedy - Graphic. The crew of the Californian thought they were looking at a ship of different size and shape from the Titanic.
Additionally, changes in the density of the air caused distant lights to flicker and may have scrambled Morse lamp messages. The Best Sites For Learning About The Titanic. Next month is the one hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
I’m sure tons of additional resources will come online between now and then, and I’ll keep on updating this list. But I figured it would be helpful to get started now. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Titanic: Ultimate Titanic is the place to start. It has tons of resources. Expedition Titanic is a neat interactive. Unseen Titanic - An Interactive Image Gallery. Homepage - AKO Titanic Trial. History - British History in depth: Titanic: Sinking the Myths. British Broadcasting Corporation Home Accessibility links History Titanic: Sinking the Myths By Paul Louden-Brown Last updated 2011-03-03 From the moment Titanic sank on 15 April 1912, with the loss of 1,503 passengers and crew, the newspapers were full of stories of heroism and villainy.
On this page Page options Print this page 'Practically unsinkable' Lesson Plans - Sleuthing for a Lost Ship. Grades 6-8 Overview: In this lesson, students will consider the ways in which geography is not merely an academic discipline but also a field of study with interesting and practical applications.
In this lesson, students will use geographical concepts to plan a fictitious investigation with Robert Ballard to search for a long-lost ship. Archive - Survivors of the Titanic - Survivors from the famous shipwreck tell their stories. At 11.40pm on 14 April, 1912, the famously 'unsinkable' ocean liner, Titanic, struck an iceberg.
Two hours and 40 minutes later she sank deep into the freezing Atlantic waters. Less than a third of the people on board survived. Over the years, the BBC has heard from some of the men and women who lived through that 'night to remember'. Their memories, and internal BBC documents about the controversies that followed, are now gathered together to tell the true story of the disaster. Hear the survivors describe a night they could never forget. The Titanic: Shifting Responses to Its Sinking - Lesson Overview - Lesson Plans - For Teachers. Back to Lesson Plans Lesson Overview In 1912, popular media headlined the sinking of the world’s largest luxury passenger ocean liner while on its maiden voyage.
Newspapers captivated the world’s attention with stories from survivors and about victims who did not survive. Students will examine responses to the disaster and evaluate bias and different ways information is presented, and then apply what they learn to interpreting a political cartoon about the sinking of the Titanic. Objectives After completing this lesson, students will be able to: Examine a set of primary sources and grapple with incongruities of information and bias Construct an account of events based on multiple sources Interpret a political cartoon about the event in light of what they've learned Standards Time Required Four classes Recommended Grade Level Grades 6-12 Topic News, Journalism, and Advertising Era Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929 Credits Randy Sachter. Titanic — History.com Interactive Maps, Timelines & Games. Secrets of the Titanic. "God himself could not sink this ship.''
-Titanic crewman. The unsinkable ship sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 14, 1912. Approximately 1,500 people perished with her, a loss that stunned the world. For seven decades the fabled liner lay hidden 13,000 feet below the North Atlantic surface. Various expeditions tried to find her, but they were defeated by wild weather, the extreme depth, and conflicting accounts of the ship's last moments. Unseen Titanic. The wreck sleeps in darkness, a puzzlement of corroded steel strewn across a thousand acres of the North Atlantic seabed.
Fungi feed on it. Weird colorless life-forms, unfazed by the crushing pressure, prowl its jagged ramparts. From time to time, beginning with the discovery of the wreck in 1985 by Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard and Jean-Louis Michel, a robot or a manned submersible has swept over Titanic’s gloomy facets, pinged a sonar beam in its direction, taken some images—and left. In recent years explorers like James Cameron and Paul-Henry Nargeolet have brought back increasingly vivid pictures of the wreck. Yet we’ve mainly glimpsed the site as though through a keyhole, our view limited by the dreck suspended in the water and the ambit of a submersible’s lights.
Unseen Titanic - Interactive: The Crash Scene. Unseen Titanic - Zoomifier: Bow from above.