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Shipwrecks: Learning Through Underwater Archaeology

Synopsis
Looks at the shipwrecks ‘Braer’ (1993), ‘Crondale’ (1911), the ‘Monitor’ (1862) and many other examples stretching back to the Roman period. Covers early diving, measuring and mapping of sites, excavation and conserving the remains of ships and artifacts.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 27 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Sale; 1994 sale: £9.99 (video only - inc. VAT)
Notes
Reviewed by Ian Coulson in ‘Teaching History’ 77 (Oct 1994), p44-5.
Documentation
Accompanying teachers’ resource pack.
Uses
Cross-curricular material for 7 to 11-year-olds for maths, English, science, history, geography, technology.
Subjects
Archaeology
Keywords
marine archaeology; shipwrecks

Credits

Director
David Collison
Producer
Ray Sutcliffe
Writer
Ray Sutcliffe
Cast
David Collison 

Production Company

Name

Unit 210, Canalot Production Studios

Phone
081-960 8211
Fax
081-960 8790
Address
22 Kensal Road
LONDON
W10 5BN

Sponsor

Name

Fairbairn (Esmée) Charitable Trust

Name

Moores (Peter) Foundation

Distributor

Name

National Maritime Museum, Mail Order Department

Phone
020 8858 4422
Fax
020 8312 6632
Address
London
SE10 9NF
Notes
Higher Education and Continuing Education Service, ext 6686

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