Minor Tweak to Titanic Theory

WORLD Scientists have challenged the idea that the Titanic was unlucky for sailing in a year when there were an exceptional number of icebergs in the North Atlantic. (BBC) Find more Titanic resources than you could ever possibly use. Discussion Ideas Read through our short, terrific media spotlight on the “Sinking of the Titanic.” Work through the first two questions in the “Questions” tab. What was … Continue reading Minor Tweak to Titanic Theory

Titanic 100th Anniversary

27297.jpgThis past weekend marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic. The R.M.S. Titanic was a British luxury ocean liner that sank in the North Atlantic after sideswiping an iceberg on its maiden voyage in April of 1912. In preparation for this tragic event, National Geographic Education has developed a collection of materials to help you teach about the Titanic in your classroom.

27606.jpgOcean Exploration Timeline– Use the Ocean Exploration Timeline to see how both the sinking and discovery of the Titanic relate to and influence important events, discoveries and inventions in the history of underwater exploration.

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