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The Titanic

The Titanic

The Titanic by Scoilnet

The Titanic sunk on 15 April 1912. What do you know about the ship - what did it look like? How many people survived? Where was it sailing from?


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Facts, activities and project ideas on the Titanic - aimed at Primary SESE History.

The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/titanic.htm Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

An eyewitness account of the great ship - the Titanic - sinking into the icy waters of the North Atlantic. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Scéalaíocht

Suggestions for use: An eye witness account of the great ship; Titanic sinking into the icey waters of the North Atlantic

Strand: Scéalaíocht

Suggestions for use: An eye witness account of the great ship; Titanic sinking into the icy waters of the North Atlantic

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Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Comparing Titanic with Modern Cruise Ship

http://malcolmoliver.wordpress.com/titanic-vs-oasis-of-the-seas/ Added: 09 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Compares the Titanic with a modern cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas. The Titanic which was the biggest ship of its time (1912) is quite small when compared with a modern liner. This blog compares the various features of both – berths, gym facilities, rudder and lifeboats.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Leanúnachas agus athrú le himeacht ama

Strand unit: Iompar

Suggestions for use: Useful site to show how transport has changed through the years. It is a blog site so does contain comments etc, but the factual information is very good and the comparison images are strong and will interest children. Show on class computer or IWB

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Language: Béarla
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Titanic Game & Passenger Crew Resources (x2)

http://www.teachingcave.com/free-resources/ Added: 19 Jul 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Tagairt

Two free resources have been kindly provided to Scoilnet by teachingcave.com. The two resources include Titanic Game and Passenger Crew.

Titanic Game Resource Description- This is a resource that allows your children to learn different facts about the Titanic using a board game.
The different steps follow the journey of the Titanic from leaving Belfast, right up to the survivors arriving in New York. The game also shows specific dates and times when all the main events of the journey happened.

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Passengers and Crew Resource Description- Of course you know who Edward Smith, William Murdoch, Charles Lightoller, Herbert Pitman, Joseph Boxhall, Godfrey Lowe, James Moody, Henry Wilde, Thomas Andrews, Bruce Ismay, Frederick Fleet, David Blair, Jack Phillips, Herbert McElroy, Millvina Dean, Benjamin Guggenheim, Isidor Straus, Dorothy Gobson, Molly Brown and John Jacob Astor all are. But just incase it may have slipped your memory, download our Titanic Passengers and Crew Resource. This is very useful for a research activity and can even be used as a display once you have finished using the flashcards.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Leanúnachas agus athrú le himeacht ama

Strand unit: Iompar

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • na tosca arbh fhéidir ba chúis le hathrú nó a chuir bac le hathrú a thaispeáint

Suggestions for use: Click the "download here for free" to access the pdf version of the free resources provided by teachingcave.com. View website for more resources but please note other resources need subscription to access.

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Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Geography, Class and Fate : Passengers on the Titanic

http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/titanic/ Added: 09 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

A century ago the Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank. Mapping travelers’ hometowns reveals the immigrant status of most third-class passengers, who also suffered the highest fatality rate.

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5-6 OSIE: Tíreolaíocht
5-6 OSIE: Stair

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Tíreolaíocht

Strand: Imshaolta daonna

Strand unit: Tailte eile

Suggestions for use: Will display well on class computer. Visually engaging. Select the various classes and see where the passengers came from and if they survived. Could accompany a discussion on why more 1st class passengers survived than did other class passengers. Also discuss why there were so many Irish passengers in 3rd class. Students could also try and identify the home town of famous passengers.

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Tréimhsí athraithe agus coimhlinte

Strand unit: An Gorta Mór

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Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Quick Facts on Icebergs

http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icebergs.html Added: 09 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Fuaim/físeán

Short page of notes explaining what an iceberg is and how it is formed. Also explains the dangers posed by icebergs and their usefulness in studying climate change.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Tíreolaíocht

Strand: Imshaolta nádúrtha

Strand unit: Aimsir, aeráid agus atmaisféar

Suggestions for use: Use as background information for class. The information is very concise and the image on the page would be ideal for showing to the class.

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Language: Béarla
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Titanic Projects for School

http://www.ehow.com/info_7928512_titanic-projects-school.html Added: 09 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Four simple lesson ideas covering mapping the route of the Titanic; what makes a ship unsinkable; creating a timeline of events; mock trial on who was responsible for the disaster.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Tíreolaíocht

Strand: Imshaolta nádúrtha

Strand unit: Gnéithe fisiciúla

Suggestions for use: Each of the four suggestions are very realistic for class. Very little planning is required though students will need to be familiar with the story of the Titanic.

5-6
Béarla

Strand: Teanga bhéil

Suggestions for use: Each of the four suggestions are very realistic for class. Very little planning is required though students will need to be familiar with the story of the Titanic.

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Language: Béarla
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Addergoole Titanic Society – Teacher Resources

http://www.mayoeducationcentre.ie/information-1.html Added: 09 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Collection of lessons covering life in 1912, emigration and the Titanic, construction of the ship, the lifeboats, why the Titanic sank. Includes worksheets, quizzes, factsheets and colouring books. Also contains, some primary source material in the form of letters from people who survived the sinking.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Leanúnachas agus athrú le himeacht ama

Strand unit: Iompar

Suggestions for use: There is a lot to choose from here. The factsheets and worksheets are printable and would work well handed out to the class. The various activities can be done at the end of a class.

Strand: Leanúnachas agus athrú le himeacht ama

Strand unit: Iompar

Suggestions for use: There is a lot to choose from here. The factsheets and worksheets are printable and would work well handed out to the class. The various activities can be done at the end of a class.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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World Book Web

RMS Titanic

Search for images of the Titanic on her test voyage and some of the personalities associated . . . .

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