Next month is the one hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. I’m sure tons of additional resources will come online between now and then, and I’ll keep on updating this list. But I figured it would be helpful to get started now.
Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Titanic:
Ultimate Titanic is the place to start. It has tons of resources.
The History Channel also has several video clips.
Titanic Journey is from The BBC.
Richard Byrne has found several good videos.
You can play The Hidden Expedition Titanic Game.
Here’s another BBC Titanic site.
National Geographic has a special page with numerous features on the Titanic.
100 Years Later: Ways to Teach About the Titanic With The Times is from The New York Times Learning Network.
100 Years Later: A Snapshot of Life on the Titanic is a TIME slideshow giving a sample of the last photographs taken on the Titanic. The ship first from England to Ireland before it left for the Atlantic, and an amateur photographer got off with these photos.
Sinking Of The Titanic is a series of videos from NBC Learn.
Century After Titanic Sinks, Story Still Captivates is an Associated Press video.
Five Titanic myths spread by films is from The BBC.
The Titanic at 100 Years is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.
They Called It ‘Unsinkable’ is an audio slideshow from The New York Times.
Here’s James Cameron’s new animation of how the Titanic sank.
Setting the Stage for the Titanic Tragedy is a graphic from The New York Times.
Titanic: The final messages from a stricken ship is from The BBC.
Here’s newsreel footage of the Titanic:
The Titanic, 100 Years Later is an impressive Pinterest page from the Smithsonian.
Titanic By The Numbers is a good infographic.
The Titanic’s fateful voyage in pictures is from The CBBC Newsround.
Unsinkable: Why We Can’t Let Go Of The Titanic is from The New Yorker.
NPR has a collection of their Titanic stories.
Here’s a video from The Guardian:
Titanic memorial cruise makes Atlantic voyage – in pictures is from The Guardian.
Titanic Anniversary is a special page from The Telegraph.
Titanic: A graphic look at how and why it sank is from The Orange County Register.
Rare Titanic Photos is from The Huffington Post.
15 Tragedies on the Seas is an interactive from The Wall Street Journal.
Keys to the Past is a National Geographic kids game.
Adventure on the Titanic is also from National Geographic.
Titanic by the Numbers is from The history Channel.
A Titanic Timeline, 1909-2012 [Interactive] is from Scientific American.
Play Hidden Titanic.
Additional suggestions are welcome.