During this lesson you will learn:• The transition between the First Industrial Revolution and the Second one through one of the shipbuilding highlights.• The achievements in communication in the early 20th century.• The accurate names of the parts of a ship and some differents types and names of them in the context of the World War I.
Oops!• You need to remember some basic contents of Geography, such as latitude, climates and currents circulation.
• In groups of three, compare the successes and the failures of different ocean expeditions: – The First trip of Columbus to America. – The trip of the Mayflower. – The Titanic.• Try to answer these questions: – Would the Titanic have had the same influence on History if she had reached her destination? – Is there any reason for the difference between their sucesses and failures? Explain your answer. – How long did each of them spend in crossing the North Atlantic?
• Search and contrast the way of publishing the news of a catastrophe: – The last Concorde flight and the maiden voyage of the Titanic. – Try to focus your view in: • Presence in press and dates. • Consequences . • Changes in technology.
• Do a writing on the last day of the Titanic as if you were: – A first class passenger. – A third class passenger.• Tip: you can get inspiration from the James Cameron movie.• Use the accurate names of the parts of a ship.
• Locate the Titanic in her technological and political context by doing an outline of the lesson.