“T” is for Titanic: Lessons Learned on a Sinking Ship
The RMS Titanic was thought to be unsinkable. However, on the night of April 14, 1912, it struck an iceberg and sank.
Students will be fascinated by the many economic concepts that came into play as the passengers made life saving decisions.
Featured concepts include scarcity, choices, productive resources, and social status.
Presenter: Lynne Farrell Stover
Lynne Farrell Stover is currently a Teacher Consultant at the James Madison University Center for Economic Education. Prior to this, she spent thirty-three years in public education where she enjoyed various teaching assignments including classroom teacher, gifted education specialist, and librarian. She is the author of over fifty educational articles and eight teacher resource books including From the Big Screen to the Classroom: Using Movies to Teach in the Content Areas (Pieces of Learning, 2016).