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The Best Resources On The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

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'Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-400; 9M-MQI@HKG;31.07.2011/614nm' photo (c) 2011, Aero Icarus - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Its fate appears to be a mystery no longer: Jet Fell Into Ocean With All Lost, Premier Says is from The New York Times and here’s an update from CNN.

The missing Malaysia Airlines plane continues to be a mystery, and a tragic one. I can only imagine what the families of the passengers must be going through…

It can also be a a topic for classroom study — ranging from geography lessons to writing prompts.

Here are some useful related resources if you want to discuss it with your students:

Dozens of Planes Have Vanished in Post-WWII Era is an infographic from Bloomberg News.

Planes that vanished without a trace is an interactive from the CBC. Thanks to Peter Vogel for the tip.

The scale of the search for Flight MH370 is a Washington Post interactive.

Key moments emerge in tracking of missing Malaysia Airlines plane is from CNN.

Flight MH370: Claimed locations for the missing Malayasian Airlines plane – interactive is from The Guardian.

The Associated Press has an updated interactive.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Australia says possible objects in Indian Ocean is from CNN. You can find lots of other related multimedia at the same link.

Questions Over Absence of Cellphone Calls From Missing Flight’s Passengers is from The New York Times.

The Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is a series of maps from The New York Times.

Expanding the search for Flight MH370 is a Washington Post infographic.

A Complete Timeline of the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is from The Atlantic.

What Happened To Flight MH370? is an excellent interactive from The Washington Post.

A buoy, a fish, and a robot search for Flight 370 is an infographic from The Washington Post.

MH370: see how deep in the ocean the black box could be is from The Guardian.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. I do not understand why with 239 people on board there has to be at least 100 cell phones on board why can’t any of these be pinged for location ?

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