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White Star Line and the Titanic
Was the Titanic advertised as an unsinkable ship, or was it just what the public believed? In this analysis activity, historians examine both primary and secondary sources to determine the answer to this question and the reliability of the various sources.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 32 Views 187 Downloads
Titanic Facts and Figures
Looking for a way to include math in your history lesson on the Titanic? In this worksheet, historians read a paragraph containing facts and figures about the Titanic, then use the background information to answer 4 questions requiring math operations.
4th - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 85 Downloads
Construction of the Titanic
How was the Titanic built? Using this study guide, young historians discover details regarding the construction of the Titanic. Students read 7 sections of information and examine photographs. Consider using this handout as a jigsaw activity- small groups could become "experts" at one section, presenting to the class with some sort of visual.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 62 Downloads
The Titanic 1
Were your chances of surviving the sinking of the Titanic better if you were a first-class passenger? Capture learners' attention with actual historical data to find the answer. They use two-way tables to calculate conditional and unconditional probability.
9th - 12th Math 22 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Titanic Construction Crossword
Make learning about the construction of the Titanic fun! This Titanic crossword puzzle worksheet has students use 11 clues about the ship's history, creators, and assembly to complete the puzzle. Consider using as a way to solidify information students have already learned, or even as a sponge activity for extra time in class.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Titanic: Second Class Passengers
What about the second class passengers on the Titanic? For this history worksheet, students read paragraphs and study photographs of five second class passengers on the fatal voyage of the Titanic. There are no questions to answer, however this could easily be used as a jigsaw or role-play activity, having small groups take on one passenger and research further into their background.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
First Class First? Using Data to Explore the Tragedy of the Titanic
High schoolers analyze and interpret data related to the crew and passengers of the Titanic. They research information on a Titanic database to illustrate specific statistical conclusions, and whether or not social status affected the outcome.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 48 Downloads
Here is an activity that utilizes a two-way table to display and interpret bivariate categorical data. Introduce your statisticians to the concepts of marginal, joint relative, and conditional relative frequencies and walk them through the computation process using survival data of Titanic passengers.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lakes of Methane on Titan
In this methane lakes worksheet, students read about the false-color synthetic radar map taken by the Cassini spacecraft indicating methane lakes on Titan. Students solve 4 problems about the surface area of the lakes from the image, and determine cubic kilometers of methane from the image.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
My Titanic Interview
In this Titanic interview instructional activity, students conduct an interview with a hypothetical person who "survived" as a passenger on board the Titanic, ask them written questions and questions they create, and record the answers. Students write 6 questions and 7 answers.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Turmoil In 20th-Century Europe
Students study the Titanic disaster. For this research skills lesson, students watch "Turmoil in 20th Century Europe," and then discuss how experts have provided the public information about the disaster. Students research the disaster and design scrapbooks that feature their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads