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20 reviewed resources for The Science of a Historic Sinking

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The Science of a Historic Sinking

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Incorporate science investigations to expand pupils' understanding of the Titanic.
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Will It Sink or Float?

For Teachers K
Students experiment to determine if objects sink or float. In this sink or float lesson, students hypothesize about which items will sink or float when they are given a bag of item. They experiment to determine what actually happens to...
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Grand Designs And Great Failures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students extend their understanding of floating, sinking, density, and buoyancy and apply it to the design and testing of ships. students discover that most ships are constructed very similarly-whether they are schooners or destroyers.
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Give Me a Tall Ship

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders develop an understanding of floating, sinking, density, and buoyancy and apply it to the design of testing of ships.
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Do You Have a Sinking Feeling?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how marine archaeologists use data to draw inferences about shipwrecks.  In this marine archeology lesson students plot the position of a vessel, draw inferences about a shipwreck and explain the possible circumstances...
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Science: Beneath Chuuk Lagoon

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the Adventure Team journal to discover military items from World War ii that are sunk in Chuuk lagoon in Micronesia. Younger students conduct experiments to discover which objects sink and which float, while older...
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Then and Now

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The devastating changes happening to the Native American inhabitants of an island off the coast of Louisiana are the topic of an informational lesson. After scholars break into groups to explore particular topics, they come back together...
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Bigger, Faster, Stronger . . . Higher

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze popular feelings and beliefs about two major disasters: the sinking of the Titanic (1912) and the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger (1986). They compile evidence, through research and interviews, about how much...
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Depth Line

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use adding machine tape to plot increasing ocean depths and deep sea historical events.
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Ships 3: Grand Designs And Great Failures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engage in this, the third in a three-part series on ships. The overall lesson series is designed to allow students to extend their understanding of floating, sinking, density, and buoyancy and apply it to the design and testing...
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Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Discuss the history of slavery by analyzing historic photography depicting slavery. Learners write fictional stories based on these photographs. This is a creative and motivating way to launch a discussion of these topics. 
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A Vanishing Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The effects of rising sea levels on Isle de Jean Charles, located off the coast of Louisiana, are documented in Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee's poignant short video. Viewers are asked to consider not only the plight of residents but also what...
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Future Fleet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Turn your pupils into engineers who are able to use scientific principals to design a ship. This long-term project expects pupils to understand concepts of density, buoyancy, displacement, and metacenter, and apply them to constructing a...
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Who Sunk the Titanic

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discuss possible reasons for the Titanic sinking. They are split into small groups to research a historical figure involved in the sinking of the Titanic. They formulate a way to prove their characters guilt or innocence....
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Ship of Gold

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore American values. In this American history lesson, students read passages from Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. Students collaborate to conduct research in order to build a timeline of the events surrounding the sinking...
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Global Climate Change

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students investigate global warming. They interpret and analyze graphic data and search for trends in weather forecasts. Students draw conclusions regarding global warming and defend their position.
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First Class First? Using Data to Explore the Tragedy of the Titanic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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.
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Breaking the Chains: Rising Out of Circumstances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study history through photographs. In this visual arts and history lesson, students learn to analyze photographs to discover details about life during the Civil War era. Students write journal entries as if they are the African-American...
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The Impact of Invention

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the impact of invention. In this invention lesson plan, students examine how inventions are on going and affect all aspects of life in both good and bad ways. Students will research the history of invention, become an...
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The Edmund Fitzgerald-Vanished in the Night

For Teachers K
Students explore shipping on the Great Lakes. In this social studies lesson, students read Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell. Students draw pictures of freighters on rough waters and explore iron ore.