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Grade 7- Specific Man Made and Natural Disasters: Home

Titanic, Great Chicago Fire, Hurricane Katrina, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill., Hindenburg

Databases

Titanic Resources

Britannica- General Information

Inquiry into the Disaster

Encyclopedia Titanica - Looking for statistics on the Titanic? How about lists of passengers, crew members, and survivors?  

Passenger Lists

Expedition Titanic: Return to the Deep - This resource, a product of RMS Titanic, Inc., uses new technology to give us a real sense of what it would be like to explore the Titanic in its watery graveyard.

NOAA Ocean Explorer: RMS Titanic Expedition 2004 - Nearly 20 years after first finding the sunken remains of the R.M.S. Titanic, marine explorer Robert Ballard returned in June 2004 helped by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean Exploration to study the ship's rapid deterioration. Don't miss the dramatic (and eerie) video. 

"Titanic" Disaster Report of the U.S. Senate 1912 -  A total of 82 witnesses testified before a special U.S. Congressional subcommittee about ice warnings that were ignored, the inadequate number of lifeboats, the ship’s speed, the failure of nearby ships to respond to the Titanic’s distress calls, and the treatment of passengers of different classes.

Passenger List- Those Who Survived

Titanic Historical Society - The Titanic Historical Society maintains a museum in Indian Orchard, Massachusetts. Although the website features lots of merchandise, it also offers some useful articles and information.

Titanic Universe - This well-designed web resource features articles on the construction, sinking, and wreckage of the Titanic. You'll also find a fascinating collection of Titanic artifacts and videos.

Titanica - This website at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum offers many details about the Titanic, including personal stories and 500 original artifacts.

UK National Archives - Read stories from passengers and search the passenger and crew list. Explore the Titanic timeline. Watch video's with historians discussing the Titanic.

What Happened After the Disaster?

 

Videos