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Titanic investigations

A series of short videos to illustrate practical science activities based on the story of the Titanic.

OVERVIEW

The story of the Titanic is an exciting context for practical science investigation. PSTT’s Titanic resource, written by PSTT Fellow Jim McDaid, provides a step by step guide for teachers to carry out engaging cross-curricular science enquiry. For more information about the Titanic resource or to order a copy please view the Titanic homepage: click here.

The primary science team at SSERC has created a series of short videos to illustrate some of the practical science activities based on the story of the Titanic. Please click on the links to watch these videos.

With grateful thanks to colleagues at SSERC.

HUMAN BODY IN THE COLD

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COLD FINGERS - CHALLENGES

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COLD FINGERS 1

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COLD FINGERS 2

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COLD FINGERS 3

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PASSENGER HUDDLE

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THERMAL INSULATION

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BLUBBER HANDS

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BLUBBER UNIVERSAL

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LAUNCHING THE DISTRESS ROCKETS

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BUILD YOUR LAUNCHER

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MAKE YOUR ROCKET

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ROCKET LAUNCH

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MORSE CODE

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PADDLE BOATS

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CHANGE IT

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LAUNCH IT

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Safety Notice and Disclaimer


PSTT advises teachers to refer to either the CLEAPSS website or SSERC website for up to date health and safety information when planning practical activities for children.

PSTT is not liable for the actions or activities of any reader or anyone else who uses the information in these resource pages or the associated classroom materials. PSTT assumes no liability with regard to injuries or damage to property that may occur as a result of using the information contained in these resources. PSTT recommends that a full risk assessment is carried out before undertaking in the classroom any of the practical investigations contained in the resources.

All materials are ©Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and are freely available to download and share for educational purposes. Whilst educators are free to adapt the resources to suit their own needs, acknowledgement of copyright on all original materials must be included. Rights to images included in the resource have been purchased for PSTT use only – as such, these images may only be used as part of this resource and may not copied into or used in other materials.

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