The Bermuda Triangle
Five Avenger torpedo bombers, called Flight 19, disappeared on a training exercise on December 5, 1945. The aircraft that was sent to find them also vanished. Was there something eerie at work?
Is the Bermuda Triangle Really Hazardous?
- The Bermuda Triangle has points at Bermuda; San Juan, Puerto Rico and Miami, Florida.
- An extreme number of flights and ships are said to have disappeared in a region of the Atlantic Ocean.
- Some think that the lost city of Atlantis disappeared into the Bermuda Triangle.
- Some paranormal explanations for the disappearances include spinning compasses, cosmic time warps, odd energy, and underwater aliens.
- Some “scientific” explanations include methane gas bubbles, a magnetic field anomaly and a hole in the ocean.
With the links below, learn more about the Bermuda Triangle. Then answer the following questions.
- Livescience, Bermuda Triangle: Where Facts Disappear: http://www.livescience.com/23435-bermuda-triangle.html
- HowStuffWorks, 10 Disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle: http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/7-disappearances-in-the-bermuda-triangle.htm#page=0
- Sci, Top 10 Bermuda Triangle Theories (list): http://science.discovery.com/life-earth-science/10-bermuda-triangle-theories.htm
- If you are trying to prove or disprove the Bermuda Triangle, what question should you should ask?
- How many strange disappearances are there? Why?
- What are some of the reasons ships might actually get lost in the Bermuda Triangle? Are these reasons different from the reasons ships would get lost anywhere else?
- What happens to modern ships that enter the Bermuda Triangle?
- What happened to Flight 19?