Survive the Endurance: Escape Room History (Part II)
Join us as we delve into the incredible true survival story of the Endurance crew. This is part two, of a two-part class (enroll in part one first). We will continue to discover the story, and its conclusion, through an escape room format.
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In this class, we will be discussing the incredible true story of the crew of The Endurance's expedition to Antarctica in 1915. Students will be guided to find out about the events through escape rooms that focus on aspects and major events of the expedition. We will also look at the modern-day discovery of the Endurance wreck. As a class, we will be actively discussing these events as the students are discovering them. We will also discuss the importance of historical context when we are...
This class is taught in English.
- Students will be able to identify the importance of historical context in reviewing past events - Students will be able to summarize the concluding challenges the crew of the Endurance faced - Students will be able to relate the modern-day discovery of the Endurance
I have taught social studies, and am licensed to do so in the state of Ohio. Having taught ancient history, I know the importance of presenting multiple viewpoints, and sticking to relating true documentable events, rather inserting my modern view/opinion into a complex historical story.
Homework not required.
The learners will be answering questions to unlock the escape rooms that review key parts of the expedition. We will discuss and elaborate on these events as a full class.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We are discussing a true story of an Antarctic expedition - while not described in great detail, we will discuss the fact that some of the crew contracted gangrene, and had to eat penguins for food in order to survive. Note Concerning the PBS Resource: - This is a compilation of journal entries, accounts, background knowledge of the expedition, and photos from members of the Endurance Crew that will be referenced in the escape room material. Note Concerning the BBC Resource: - This is a new article that details the discovery of the sunken Endurance ship. It includes a short video relating the discovery.
Websites/Videos and Articles: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60662541 (2022 Discovery of the Endurance) https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/photo/frank-worsley https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/shackleton/1914/timeline.html https://sites.dartmouth.edu/library/tag/orde-lees-diary/ https://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/biography/worsley_frank.php#:~:text=Frank%20Worsley%20was%20pleasingly%20possessed,night%20on%20the%20passageway%20floor.&text=In%201914%20at%20the%20age,the%20Endurance%2C%20the%20expedition%20ship. https://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/antarctic_whos_who_endurance.php https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/shackleton/dyk.html Books: "Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage" - by Alfred Lansing "Endurance" - by Frank A. Worsley (Memoir, primary source)
Mrs. Sadie Anderson
Experienced Teacher BSED - Grades 4-9th
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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