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Secrets of the Dead

Grade Levels: 9 - 13+
Core Subject(s): Social Studies

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Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Using the most up-to-date science in the laboratory and in the field, scientists and researchers examine the missing pieces of each puzzle, completing the picture of what had been merely an assemblage of suppositions.


  • Abandoning The Titanic

    Join a team of investigators as they search for the identity of the captain of a "mystery ship" that turned away from the "unsinkable" Titanic in its darkest hour, abandoning thousands of lives to the icy waters and their deaths.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 11/4/2020 to 11/3/2030
  • Hindenburg's Fatal Flaws

    A fresh look at the science and conditions surrounding the Hindenburg explosion reveals 10 particular flaws that directly led to the infamous disaster in 1937.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 11/10/2021 to 11/9/2024