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THE TITANIC: What Can Numbers Tell Us About Her Fatal Voyage?

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Visit this site: http://asterix.ednet.lsu.edu/~edtech/webquest/titanic.html

Author:Todd Atkins, Barbara McManus; Louisiana State University
Description: What do you know about the Titanic, its passengers, and its crew? This Webquest, designed for students who have some familiarity with the use of spreadsheets for creating tables and graphs and with the use of databases for gathering information, explores these topics and looks at them from a mathematical perspective, revealing interesting facts, dramatic stories, and numerous statistics related to the event, linking history and mathematics by means of a database. An LSU Webquest from the College of Education, Louisiana State University.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects
Math Topics: History and Biography, Data Analysis, Graphing of Data, Statistics
Math Ed Topics: Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies

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