Unsolved Mysteries for Upper Grades
These sites provide information, facts, theories, and speculations on mysteries or phenomena. The topics include Amelia Earhart, Atlantis, the Bermuda Triangle, Bigfoot, crop circles, Easter Island, Jack the Ripper, Loch Ness, the Mary Celeste, Nazca Lines, Roswell, Stonehenge, Chupacabra, Da Vinci’s Code, exorcism, and more. Included are videos, photos, and factsheets. There are links to eThemes resources on History’s Mysteries, Egyptian Pyramids, and Amelia Earhart.
Where is Amelia Earhart? : Three Theories
In this article from National Geographic, it describes three theories explaining a disappearance of Amelia Earhart. NOTE: This site includes ads and a link to a discussion forum.
The New York Times: Miss Earhart Forced Down at Sea, Howland Isle Fears
This is a news article reporting that Miss Earhart's flight went down in 1937.
Lost Flight of Amelia Earhart
Read overview and FAQ sections to get information about Earhart's last flight.
Area 51 and Related Controversies
Read this article to find out if Area 51 was the military operation or alliance housing. Also other controversies including the Roswell incident and cryptozoology.
Bermuda Triangle Mystery
This site compiles myths and facts, statistics, maps, theories and more related to Bermuda Triangles. NOTE: This site has links to external websites.
The Mystery of the Megaliths
Find out the original purpose of the Stonehenge construction. Was it for religion, astronomy, or something else? NOTE: This site has a link to a discussion forum.
This site provides comprehensive information on Bigfoot. Includes legends, stories, sightings/encounters, videos, and more.
BBC: Echoes of Plato's Atlantis
Read this story to learn more about the legend of Atlantis. NOTE: This site has a link to a discussion forum.
eThemes Resource: History's Mysteries
These are websites about some of the most famous and puzzling enigmas in history. Who built Stonehenge and why? How were giant stone heads built on Easter Island? Was there ever a lost city of Atlantis? Here you will find out about these riddles and more, including the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, and the Bermuda Triangle. You can not only discover the tools necessary to investigate these mysteries, but also puzzles, quizzes, and videos. Included are eThemes resources on the Egyptian pyramids and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
eThemes Resource: Egypt: Pyramids
Explore these sites to learn about the ancient Egyptian pyramids. Includes illustrations and interactive sites. There are links to eThemes Resources on angles and triangles, Modern Egypt, and ancient culture.
eThemes Resource: Famous People: Amelia Earhart
Learn about the famous American aviator - Amelia Earhart - and her legacy. Read her biography and learn about her dreams, goals, and achievements. Find out about Earhart's cross Atlantic flights, records, and mysterious disappearance during the last flight. Learn about her plans to set a record to circle the world along the equator, rumors and theories of unsolved plane's disappearance, and pre-war situation in the Pacific region. There are links on eThemes Resources on women's month and two historical decades. Includes maps of Pacific Islands, the route of the last flight, photographs, audio and video files.
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