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Discovery Education Video - Tales from the Titanic
The personal accounts of Titanic survivors, coupled with modern scientific equipment, helped scientists reconstruct the tragic sinking of the Titanic. (32:49 min) Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id and your birthdate. Please note the length of this video.
Discovery Education Video - The RMS Titanic Sets Sail
Reveals the hidden truths behind the story of the RMS Titanic, from its departure delays to its iceberg encounters. (6:15 min) Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate.
Discovery Education Video - Iceberg Collison
Details the demise of the RMS Titanic and reveals the real history of the great ship's final hours. (5:01 min) Remember to log on with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate.
Discovery Education Video - Buoyancy and the Titanic
The Titanic was the largest ship of its time. After hitting an iceberg and sustaining damage, the density of its hull became greater than that of the water, and the ship sank. Viewers see how the Titanic was built as wells as the sequence of events that led to its sinking. Steel is heavier than water but the Titanic floated because its overall density was less dense than that of water. The balanced force of gravity and the buoyant force on an object cause it to float. Stresses on the Titanic caused it to split. (8:23 min) Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate.
EBSCO eBook - Titanic
One hundred years after its tragic voyage, the Titanic continues to capture our imaginations. This fascinating title looks at the building, voyage, sinking, and rediscovery of the Titanic. Reading Grade Level 4.1
EBSCO eBook - The Titanic
This title examines the exploration and study of the Titanic's wreck. The book explores the ship's sinking, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic.
EBSCO eBook - The Sinking of Titanic
This title takes a look at the building, voyage, sinking, and rediscovery of the Titanic. Reading Grade Level 5.4
Explora Article - Overview of Sinking of Titanic
The Titanic was a luxury liner that sunk near Newfoundland, Canada, on its first voyage in April 1912.
Explora Article - Titanic's Mirage
The article offers information on the theory of mirage as cause of the Titanic disaster in the north Atlantic on April 15, 1912.
EBSCO article - What Sank the Titanic?- A Forensic Analysis
The article describes the factors that caused the sinking of the ship Titanic on April 14, 1912, during its maiden journey from England to the U.S. Lexile Reading Level 1040
Explora Article - A Night Like no Other
The article describes the events related to the sinking of the ship Titanic on April 14, 1912 during its maiden transatlantic journey from England to the U.S. Lexile Reading level 1090
website - The Sinking of the Titanic
Weighing in at over 46,000 tons, the "Titanic" was the largest passenger steamship of its day. Four days after the beginning of her first voyage, she struck an iceberg and sank in less than three hours. This snapshot from the United Kingdom's National Archives web site provides background information about steamships and emigrants. Primary documents and photographs from the ship are provided with questions for you to explore to help you better understand who was onboard the "Titanic." Details are also given about the effects of the disaster after it happened.
website - The Titanic 100 Year Anniversary
A "Titanic" online exhibition has been created by the National Archives in honor of the one hundredth anniversary of the ship's demise. The exhibition is filled with information, photographs, videos, podcasts, and stories. You can browse the stories of twenty people who have memories of the tragedy, scroll through a timeline of events, watch related videos, and listen to fascinating podcasts. There is also a photo gallery for you to explore, statistics, and a collection of artifacts and memorabilia for you to view.
website - The Sinking of the Titanic 1912
Read about Elizabeth Shutes' account of what happened on the tragic night that the "Titanic" sank. After a thorough overview of the night's events you can begin to experience the events that took place through Elizabeth's own words. You will find that reading the story about the sinking of the "Titanic" is not the same as reading the firsthand account from someone who actually lived through the horror to tell about it. A printer-friendly version is also available.
website 14 Surprising Facts about the Titanic
This site offers interesting facts about the Titanic.
website - List Liners - The Titanic
This PBS sites covers many facts about the Titanic.
website - RMS Titanic
This site has many facts on the building and design of the Titanic. It also includes info on passengers and crew and contributing factors.
website - Titanic Crew
This site has information on the crew including the death rate and where they came from.
Exploring and preserving the Wreck of the Titanic
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