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Resources to help students research the sinking of the R. M. S. Titanic
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Titanic History and Stats - Web Sites

  • Encyclopedia Titanica Presents Titanic
    Includes information on the story of the Titanic, notable people and Titanic in popular culture. Additionally, the Website includes photos of the ship.
  • Eyewitness to History
    Gives general information about the Titanic and the account of one passenger - Elizabeth Shutes.
  • History Channel
    Includes video and articles about the making of the Titanic, the flaws of the Titanic, setting sail, the disaster and the aftermath of the sinking.
  • Merseyside Maritime Museum
    Exhibits objects from the Titanic. Includes information about life at sea and the port of Liverpool.
  • RMS Titanic
    Includes the ships statistics and the events of April 14, 1912.
  • PBS Lost Liners: Titanic
  • The National Archives - UK
    Includes passenger stories, video of people associated with the Titanic, podcasts, ship statistics and photos of memorabilia.

Edwardian Lifestyle - Web Sites

People Associated with Titanic - Web Sites

History Around 1912 - Web Sites

**You may also use your Social Studies text book to find additional information about what was happening around 1912.**

Culture of the Time / Aboard the Ship - Web Sites


Titanic Investigation after the Wreckage

Changes in Maritime Law - Web Sites

  • CBC - Laws that Changed
    The CBC has a video and article about some of the laws that changed after the sinking of the Titanic.

Titanic Movie Comparisons - Web Sites

Researching the Wreckage - Web Sites

Nautical Terms - Web Sites




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Check Out These Non-Fiction Titanic Titles

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Last Dinner on the Titanic - Rick Archbold; Dana McCauley
Publication Date: 1997-04-01
Descriptions and recipes about the meals served aboard the Titanic.

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Explore Titanic - Peter Chrisp; Somchith Vongraprachanh (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2011-10-01
Great for general information and statistics.

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882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic - Hugh Brewster; Laurie Coulter; Ken Marschall (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 1999-02-01
Great for general information and statistics.

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Titanic - John P. Eaton
Publication Date: 1999-06-17
Chronicles the Titanic from the concept and construction to the wreckage.

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Titanic - Simon Adams; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publication Date: 1999-09-15
Great for general information and statistics.

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Titanic - Jim Pipe
Publication Date: 2007-09-13
Details the planning, launching, sinking and aftermath of the luxury liner.

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Titanic - Deborah Hopkinson
Publication Date: 2012-04-01
Uses stories from survivors and archival photographs to tell the story of the fateful voyage.

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Titanic - Mariners' Museum Newport News, Va. Staff; Stanley Lehrer; Beverly McMillan
Publication Date: 1998-09-02
Contains photos, letters, mementos and personal items of passengers and crew members on the Titanic.

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The Sinking of the Titanic - Rebecca Aldridge
Publication Date: 2008-03-01
Details the events of the Titanic and why so many lives were lost.

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Titanic - Mary Pope Osborne; Will Osborne (Illustrator); Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2002-08-27
Examines questions concerning the sinking of the supposedly "unsinkable" ship.

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Inside the Titanic - Hugh Brewster; Ken Marschall
Publication Date: 1997-07-01
Features the stories of real life children aboard the ill fated ship.


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