Group 1: Titanic construction experts
Task 1: Find out about the construction of Titanic
Why was itanic built? Who built itanic? Where was it built? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Titanic http://www.Titanicinbelfast.com/template.aspx?pid=321&area=1
Where did the name ‘RMS itanic’ come from and what does it mean? http://www.Titanic-online.com/index.php4?page=faq (See No. 10)
Why was itanic known as a ‘triple screw steamer’? http://www.britannica.com/titanic/01_PORT/pict_03.html
Task 2: Complete the Titanic fast facts table
http://www.britannica.com/titanic/03_SINK/pict_13.html http://www.Titanicinbelfast.com/learnmore.aspx http://www.Titanic-whitestarships.com/MGY_Tech_Facts.htm http://www.Titanic-online.com/index.php4?page=faq
Titanic fast facts table Length Width Height Weight Number of rivets used in construction Cost of construction Time taken to build Workers involved in construction Number of life boats Tonnes of coal burned per day Date itanic set sail Names of itanic’s sister ships
Construction of itanic’s bow © Premier Exhibitions, Inc.
Task 3: e aws behind the Unsinkable
In what ways did itanic represent cutting edge technology of the time? Why was itanic said to be unsinkable and where did this story come from? http://www.historyonthenet.com/Titanic/unsinkable.htm http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_was_the_Titanic_called_the_unsinkable http://www.Titanic-online.com/index.php4?page=faq (no.12)
What questions have been raised about the rivets and steel used in itanic’s construction? http://www.Titanic-facts.com/Titanic-construction.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Titanic#Possible_ factors_in_the_sinking
Task 4: Complete the nal task Complete the nal task (see nal page of Web Quest).
itanic Education Kit, Melbourne Museum