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Titanic

They said the Titanic was practically unsinkable…but it sank to the bottom of the ocean four days into its first voyage. In this BrainPOP movie on the most famous shipwreck in history, learn exactly how big this behemoth of a ship was, and how an iceberg was able to bring it down. You’ll see how Titanic was a product of its period, a high point of faith in technology and scientific progress. You’ll discover why a ship this large was built in the first place, and hear about some of the amenities that made it the floating equivalent of a four-star hotel. Finally, you’ll hear about the major changes to maritime safety made after the Titanic went down. It's the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage! So put on the closest Celine Dion CD and take a ride with Tim and Moby as they set sail for… well, disaster.

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